NAICU Washington Update

EPA Offers Free Training on Academic Labs Rule for Hazardous Waste

March 09, 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency will be offer free training May 18 on the final Academic Laboratories Rule published in December 2008. 

The new alternative hazardous waste generator regulations apply to colleges and universities with science laboratories, engineering and/or technology laboratories, art studios, and those with an associated teaching hospital or non-profit research institution.  Campus representatives may attend in person at the EPA's conference facility in Alexandria, Va., or via live Webcast.

The session, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern on May 18, will be of most value to campus environmental, health, and safety staff, as well as those in charge of laboratories at colleges, universities, affiliated research facilities, and teaching hospitals.  Registration deadline is May 11.  Details and registration is available on the EPA Web site.

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