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PCRC Launches Environmental Compliance Assistance Tool for Auto Body Repair Shops2023-09-29

This resource provides environmental regulatory information for auto body shops. The primary target audience is new businesses which must be in compliance upon startup. This information will also be beneficial to employees at existing shops that are newly assigned to an environmental compliance role. [ full text ]

Use EPA's Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) website to search for facilities in your community to assess their compliance with environmental regulations.2023-07-28

ECHO includes EPA, state, local and tribal environmental agency compliance and enforcement records that are contained in EPA national databases. ECHO also incorporates many EPA environmental data sets to provide additional context for analyses. [ full text ]

EPA Clarifies Regulatory Status of Spent Lithium Batteries2023-06-13

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify how the hazardous waste regulations for universal waste and recycling apply to lithium-ion batteries. The bottom line is that most spent batteries are Hazardous Waste (D001 and D003) and can be recycled as Universal Waste. [ full text ]

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