Training Company Makes Sense of Complex Hazardous Waste Regulations

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LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present its three-day workshops on Federal and Texas-specific industrial and hazardous waste management. Workshops will be held in Houston, TX on August 19-21 and in Dallas, TX on August 24-26, 2009.

Tuition for the Federal and Texas-specific combined workshop is $995 per person, with group discounts available. Day one and two is the Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop, covering the Federal RCRA regulations. Day three is the Industrial & Hazardous Waste in Texas workshop, covering the Texas-specific RCRA regulations. If the courses are purchased individually, the Federal course (day one and two) is $795 per person and the Texas-specific course is $495 per person.

Registration includes hands-on instruction, course reference materials, networking luncheon, certificate of achievement, and one year of follow-up support. Group discounts apply to three or more registrations. Sign-in is at 7:30 a.m. and training starts at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended. To register, call (888) 546-6511 or visit .

Texas Industries Must Meet Federal and State Requirements

Industries and business that generate hazardous waste in Texas don't have it easy. They must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations and additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). In addition to meeting annual training requirements for facility personnel, regulated industries must also keeping up with periodic regulatory changes, such as the new hazardous waste recycling regulations.

Fines for non-compliance with environmental regulations are steep. In just the past three months, the TCEQ approved penalties totaling over $5 million against 447 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Assuring facility personnel know their compliance responsibilities is the best line of defense.

Keep Up-To-Date to Stay Competitive

Lion Technology Director of Corporate Training, Scott Dunsmore, a national expert on hazardous waste management, stresses the importance of proper hazardous waste handling, management, and disposal and overall environmental stewardship. Dunsmore says, "It is imperative for industry to keep up-to-date with changing regulations and new waste management concepts. Companies must demonstrate EH&S excellence in order to stay competitive in today's business environment."

Learn Latest Waste Management Requirements:
- What are regulated hazardous and industrial waste.
- The unique rules for paint, pesticides, mercury-containing thermostats, and lamps.
- How to properly manage these materials on site.
- What activities and materials are excluded from regulation.
- What are the additional Texas rules for managing waste.
- What activities require a permit.
- Recordkeeping, notifications, and reporting requirements.
- How to ship and complete the hazardous waste manifest.
- Rules for recycling and disposal.

About Lion Technology

Since 1977, more than 100,000 professionals have relied on Lion Technology to meet their regulatory compliance training needs. Lion offers comprehensive training and resources in the area of environmental, hazardous materials/dangerous goods transportation, and workplace health and safety compliance. Training is offered through nationwide public workshops, live Web seminars, online courses, and on-site programs. Regulatory support services and consulting are provided to assist industry comply with Federal and State laws and regulations.

CONTACT: Lion Technology, (973) 383-0800.

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