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RCRA Updates Overview

The 2016 Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule

The Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule was published in the Federal Register on November 28, 2016. The objectives of this new rule is to:

  • Increase flexibility for generators of hazardous waste
  • Improve environmental protection
  • Improve generator compliance
  • Reorganize hazardous waste generator regulations
  • Correct technical errors

This rule will take effect on May 30, 2017 for generators located in Iowa, Alaska, US territories and tribal lands. Authorized states will be required to adopt the more stringent provisions by July 1, 2018 (2019 if state law change is needed). Authorized states may choose to not adopt the less stringent provisions or those provisions that are considered equally stringent to existing rules.

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the key provisions of this rule change so that when your state adopts these rules (either all or in part), you are ready for compliance!

Course Time: 61 minutes


Your Instructor


Jackie Baxley
Jackie Baxley

Jackie Baxley, a professional engineer, has over 19 years of experience as an environmental engineering and risk management consultant specializing in the areas of environmental health and safety (EHS) compliance. As the EHS Practice Leader, her responsibilities include fostering operational performance to a project and management staff of engineers and scientists. Throughout her career, Jackie has developed a strong working knowledge of the principle federal and state EHS laws and regulations including environmental permitting, waste management, water and stormwater management, chemical and hazard management, and employee health and safety. Jackie is well known as a compliance trainer and has developed training courses delivered in person and online. She also has extensive experience in developing and guiding companies in management systems such as various International Standards Organization (ISO) standards. By understanding client's needs and goals, she has been a resourceful liaison and partner to a long list of clients in a variety of business sectors including Higher Education, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Chemical Manufacturing, Petroleum Marketing, Financial Institutions, Developers and Attorneys.

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Course Curriculum


  Welcome and Disclaimer
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  Reference Material
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  January 31, 2017 Recorded Webinar
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