The U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) newest rule will be in effect in various states beginning Aug. 21, 2019.
The new regulations require retailers with pharmacies and many other health care practices to asses hazardous waste management procedures. Any missteps in compliance can result in costly fines and brand damage.
The Clean Earth team continues to monitor the lengthy state-by-state adoption and provide updates on the latest activity. Please find the federal regulatory timeline for state adoption below.
The rule is effective on this date for the states listed below because both states don’t have a state-authorized Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) program:
Additionally, the rule is effective on Aug. 21 in the following states because these states adopt rules on their effective dates:
It is critical to note that no facility should make any changes to its programs until the rules take effect under the scheduled timeline.
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