Is the U.S. Ready for the Next Outbreak of Ebola?
Baltimore Oversteps Authority to Regulate Incinerators out of Business, Suit Says
EPA Finalizes Rule Addressing Management of Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals
New EPA Waste Pharmaceutical Rule Impacts Healthcare Providers
Is the U.S. Ready for the Next Outbreak of Ebola?
By Kathleen Marquardt

Some say those in charge of our medical emergency systems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Department of Transportation (DOT), were not prepared for the Ebola outbreak in 2014, (and still aren’t).

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Baltimore Oversteps Authority to Regulate Incinerators out of Business, Suit Says
By Ken McEntee

In early April, Maryland's General Assembly passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which mandates that half of the state's power come from renewable sources by 2030. Over the objections of some environmental activists and others, the act, which became law without the governor's signature in May, retained trash incineration as an eligible "Tier 1" source of renewable power.

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EPA Finalizes Rule Addressing Management of Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals - But is it Helpful?
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) recently finalized a long-awaited rule specifically addressing the management and disposal of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals by “healthcare facilities” and “pharmaceutical reverse distributors.”

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New EPA Waste Pharmaceutical Rule Impacts Healthcare Providers
By Sandy Woodthorpe
Signed by the EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler on December 11, 2018, the EPA’s final rule addresses and clarifies compliance with the agency’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste regulations for certain pharmaceuticals generated at healthcare facilities and managed at reverse distributors.

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image Baltimore Oversteps Authority to Regulate Incinerators out of Business, Suit Says
image EPA Finalizes Rule Addressing Management of Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals
image New EPA Waste Pharmaceutical Rule Impacts Healthcare Providers
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