July 27, 2018

A fuel storage terminal in Guam will pay a six-figure, $150,000 civil penalty for failing to maintain a certified oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC Plan) as well as failure to implement a Facility Response Plan (FRP). 

Any facility that contains and stores large volumes...

July 4, 2018

In late June 2018, US EPA finalized rulemaking that would require manufacturers, importers, distributors, and users of mercury and mercury-added to products to report to EPA about their activities. This new chemical reporting requirement, issued under TSCA Section 8(b)(10), will enable the EPA t...

June 8, 2018

OSHA published its final rule in the Federal Register, Occupational Exposure to Beryllium,on January 9th, 2018.  As previously mentioned in a memo on May 9th, 2018, OSHA is also currently enforcing the Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL) in the general industry, construction, and shipyard standard...