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EPA Approves Idaho’s Hazardous Waste Amendments

Authorization for changes involving the regulation of toxic, poisonous, corrosive and other hazardous wastes will take effect on August 8.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Idaho’s request for the state to revise some of its hazardous waste provisions. The authorization will take effect on August 8.

Under the revisions, Idaho businesses that produce hazardous waste can now use an electronic tracking system rather than paper forms, solvent-contaminated rags can now be washed and reused rather than sent to disposal sites and auto repair shops and industrial manufacturers are expected to benefit from the regulatory change.  

The Lewiston Tribune has more information:

Idaho businesses that produce hazardous waste can now use an electronic tracking system rather than paper forms following the federal government’s approval Tuesday of Idaho’s request to revise some of its rules.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gave final authorization for the state to make changes involving the regulation of toxic, poisonous, corrosive, ignitable and other wastes.

Read the full article here.

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