Community Right-to-Know: SARA Title III: Tier II Reporting

SARA Title III: Basic Explanation of Section 312 The Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), which is also called SARA Title III, was enacted in October of 1986. It allows states and local emergency planning committees to...

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Federal Agreement raises OSHA fines up to 82%

Fines for workplace-safety violations are set to skyrocket. The Federal Budget Agreement, passed November 3RD, 2015, included a provision that authorized the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to increase penalties for the first time in 25 years. OSHA is...

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Sock filter in your parts washer?

The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) recently issued a Compliance Advisory Letter, dated October 23, 2015. MCAQD is now on the lookout for solvent cleaning machines that include a canvas bag style filter (sock filter) in the sink or...

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