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Latest changes in Environmental, Health and Safety regulations tracked in CH2M’s Regulatory Update

The September, 2017 edition of Regulatory Update notes changes to nine rulings concerning air, natural resources, remediation, toxic substances and water.

CH2M’s regulatory tracking guide—US Regulatory Update—helps industry and government agencies plan for and comply with environmental, health, safety and sustainability regulatory changes in the U.S. Focusing on the most impactful and pressing regulations, the monthly guide details proposed or updated revisions to air, water, hazardous waste, occupational safety and health, remediation (CERCLA) and other legislative rulings.

The latest edition of the September, 2017 Regulatory Update notes changes to nine rulings concerning air, natural resources, remediation, toxic substances and water, including:

  1. The extension of compliance dates for the formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products final rule issued pursuant to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Title VI and the confidential business information (CBI) claims under the TSCA.
  2. The postponement of compliance dates for the new, more stringent, best available technology economically achievable (BAT) effluent limitations and pretreatment standards for existing sources for flue gas desulfurization wastewater and bottom ash transport water (40 CFR Part 423).
  3. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service amended and is proposing amendments to the Endangered Species Act to add several animal and plant species and make changes to the designated habitat for already listed species.

CH2M’s Environmental Assets and Environmental Health and Safety practices help clients assesses business risk while complying with requirements. Along with the US Regulatory Update, CH2M’s regulatory analysis publication, EHS Check, is used by EHS safety and corporate professionals looking for insights and analysis of regulations to improve the effectiveness of their programs. Combining detailed regulatory and engineering knowledge, environmental business management competency, and established agency relationships, the practice spans regulatory compliance, auditing, sustainability and climate adaptation consulting, as well as environmental and information systems management and reporting.

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