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Just Announced: Wal-Mart’s Super-Sized Hazardous Waste Settlement

Media outlets including USAToday and San Diego News Network are announcing an environmental settlement reached by Wal-Mart and environmental regulators.  The settlement is valued at $27.6 million and caps a five-year investigation of the retailer’s management of wastes such as cleaning chemicals, paints and pesticides across 236 stores in California. …

A Question from Your Company’s President/CEO: How Come the Audit Didn’t Find That?

Those of us who have been in EHS auditing for awhile have faced this question, either as internal corporate staff or as an outside auditor. You know the situation – an EHS event occurs at a site, it gets reported up the management chain and the questions (and possible finger …

Dark Clouds on the Climate Horizon

In 2009, there was a general sense in the US that some regulatory and economic certainty would finally be established relative to …

More New of the Same Old

EPA announced two more major Clean Air Act enforcement settlements today that stemmed from the Agency’s long-standing industry New Source Review (NSR) …