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Six Answers About EPA’s RCRA Generator Improvements Rule

EPA’s historic update to the RCRA hazardous waste regulations takes effect on May 30, 2017. The new rules will have a major impact on how your facility manages hazardous waste. Download this free report to explore the biggest changes and identify the steps your facility should take now to prepare.


Safely Recycle Fluorescent Lamps

Air Cycle Corporations creates simple, sustainable solutions that make recycling easy. We are committed to developing these tools and services to help increase recycling rates while also protecting our environment. 


Vermont Law School to Support Environmental Reform in Myanmar

The U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law at Vermont Law School realized their success in China could be applied to the newly open economy in Myanmar.


Clean Air Act Litigation to Stay Hot in 2013

There's a good chance EPA will make progress this year on an ozone rule similar to the proposal that was blocked in 2011, says Christopher Ahlers, a fellow at the Vermont Law School's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic who is teaching an elective course on air pollution law and policy this semester.


How Aggressively Will EPA Address Climate Change

EPA won a decision at the D.C. Circuit in June 2012 allowing it to use its authority under the Clean Air Act to address climate change. With EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson leaving, how quickly will it act?


Whats on Your Sustainability Dashboard

If you want a successful EHS and carbon management program, the perspective is simple. To stay ahead you must look ahead…through the dashboard, not the rear view mirror.


SOCMA's Performance Improvement Program

The foremost EHS&S management system programs to be discussed in this paper are: ChemStewards®, a program of SOCMA; Responsible Care®, a program of the American Chemistry Council (ACC); and Responsible Distribution®, a program of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD).


The Challenge of Removing Surface Oil

Imagine tackling your greatest production challenge quickly, easily and inexpensively. Now imagine tackling your greatest production challenge quickly, easily and inexpensively – and even generating a profit while doing so.




Lean Water Operations

How to control the cost and pricing of water while improving efficiency.


Thinking Differently About Water

What is the value of water? It turns out that the answer to that question is not straightforward. While the element water - two hydrogen atoms attached to one oxygen atom - is simple, water as a resource is highly complex and filled with contradictions. Water is abundant yet scarce; priceless yet “free,” life-sustaining yet if contaminated, life-threatening.