April 17, 2013 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its Guidance for Addressing Petroleum Vapor Intrusion at Leaking Underground Storage Tank Sites. The guidance, which can be found at: http://www.epa.gov/oust/cat/pvi/petroleum-vapor-intrusion-review-draft-04092013.pdf has been issued for external review. EPA is accepting comments until May 24, 2013.
EPA Seeks Comment on Vapor Guidance
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We are quickly approaching the August 30, 2018 effective date for the new regulations under California’s Proposition 65. These new regulations include specific warnings for certain types of products and industries as well as new warning requirements for Internet sales. The list of substances regulated by Proposition 65 currently contains over 900 chemicals used in […]