Date: August 1, 2016
Source: US EPA
The EPA wants to require exporters of hazardous waste as well as facilities that receive imported hazardous wastes to maintain a single web site for posting documents that confirm receipt of shipments and completed disposal. The EPA says it "will improve information on the movement and disposition of hazardous wastes, improving the Agency's ability to monitor compliance with applicable legal requirements; and will enable regulated parties, interested members of the community, and the government to benefit from the electronic provision of data." The 2012 e-Manifest Act required EPA to establish an electronic system to track hazardous waste shipments, in lieu of the paper manifest, from the point of generation, transportation and to the point of receipt of a treatment, storage, recycling or disposal facility.
To learn more, visit: https://www.epa.gov/hwgenerators/proposed-rule-hazardous-waste-export-import-revisions.
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