Publications

China Enacts Landmark Legislation Addressing Soil Contamination
EPA Issues Proposal to Streamline Requirements for Hazardous Aerosol Can Wastes by Classifying and Regulating Them as “Universal Wastes”
D.C. Circuit Revises Its 2017 Ruling on the RCRA Definition of Solid Waste, Clarifying When Recyclable Materials May Be Classified as Non-Wastes
D.C. Circuit Invalidates Part of the RCRA Definition of “Solid Waste,” Altering the Regulatory Framework for Recycling of Hazardous Secondary Materials
EPA Overhauls Rules for Hazardous Waste Generators, Imposing Substantial New Burdens on Hundreds of Thousands of Facilities in Virtually All Industries
EPA Revises Hazardous Waste Import-Export Rules
DOT/PHMSA Proposes to Harmonize U.S. Lithium Battery Transport Requirements With International Standards
EPA Issues Strategy to Address the Mismatch Between the Federal Hazardous Waste Rules and the Retail Sector
FedEx Settlement with California Department of Toxic Substances Control Contains Important Lessons/Reminders for Product and Waste Shippers
EPA Requests Comment on Tentative Denial of Petition to Expand Dramatically the RCRA Corrosivity Characteristic
PHMSA Signals Intent to Adopt ICAO Ban on Bulk Shipments of Lithium Ion Batteries as Cargo on U.S. Passenger Aircraft
DOT Issues Final Rule Providing Only Very Limited Relief for Reverse Logistics of Retail Products
ICAO Bans Bulk Shipments of Lithium Batteries as Cargo on Passenger Aircraft
Understanding New Lithium Battery Transport Requirements & Emerging Developments as Safety Concerns Mount
EPA Proposes Revisions to Hazardous Waste Import-Export Rules
EPA Proposes New Rules for Pharmaceutical Wastes That Qualify as RCRA Hazardous Wastes
EPA Proposal to “Improve” Hazardous Waste Generator Rules Is a Mixed Bag, with Many Parts Likely to Have the Opposite Effect
FedEx Enters Settlement with California District Attorneys to Partially Resolve Allegations of Mismanagement of Damaged Products, But Related Actions Still Pending in State and Federal Courts
EPA Commits to Respond in Early 2016 to Petition Seeking to Make the RCRA Corrosivity Characteristic 10 Times More Stringent
FedEx Asks Federal Appeals Court to Block California Enforcement Case Alleging Mismanagement of Damaged Products
FDA Requests Comments on WHO Recommendation to Classify Two Common Industrial Solvents as Psychotropic Substances