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  • ODS Rule Updates - Are You Prepared  - 

    EPA published the final rule, "Protection of Stratospheric Ozone:  Update to the Refrigerant Management Requirements under the Clean Air Act" in the Federal Register (81 FR 82272), 40 CFR Part 82 Subpart F. Effects of this rule change are far »

  • New AEERS System Required for Calendar Year 2016 Emission Inventory  - 

    Air emission inventories for the 2016 calendar year are due June 30, 2017. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) requires that facilities complete the emission inventories using the Air Emission Electronic Reporting System »

  • State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions  - 

    On March 20, 2017, Alabama received final authorization from EPA to change to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Specifically, Alabama will require generators to maintain in their onsite records, »

  • Manufacturers and Importers Required to Submit TSCA CDR Reports in 2016  - 

    Environmental managers should be planning and budgeting for 2016 to be a year requiring submittal of reports to EPA for the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) program under the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This reporting requirement is »

  • ADEM revises Air Emissions Electronic Reporting System (AEERS) Responsible Official Registration Form  - 

    On July 31, 2015, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) revised the Air Emissions Electronic Reporting System (AEERS) Responsible Official Registration Form (Form #038). The AEERS system is coming soon to ADEM's e-Government »

  • Energy Assessment Deadline Rapidly Approaching  - 

    The deadline for completion of the energy assessments required for boilers and process heaters by EPA's Boiler MACT (40 CFR 63, Subpart DDDDD) is rapidly approaching. The Boiler MACT requires a one-time energy assessment (EA) for major sources to »

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