• On June 15, 2018, EPA Administrator signed a proposed action to establish no additional regulatory requirements under the Clean Water Act (CWA) section 311(j)(1)(C) authority for CWA hazardous substances (HS) discharge prevention. Based on an analysis of the frequency and impacts of reported CWA HS discharges and the existing...

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  • The Wisconsin CHMM Chapter is again offering the Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMM) on July 24-28, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Park Place.  We are expanding the course to 3 and a half (3 1/2)  days to allow us to cover additional material at a more measured...

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  • Welcome to FET – the preferred organization for Environmental Professionals.  “My goal is to have more engagement of members with FET, get our younger members more involved with FET, and provide more benefits to FET members (including technical information and resources)” – Patrick Rego, FET President

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  • Join FET and receive a monthly subscription to EnviroNotes.  The newsletter includes technical articles, calendar of events, plus information on chapters and other fun stuff. Check out a sample newsletter from January 2015 under Sample Newsletter on the right menu.

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  • Want to be an exhibitor at Environment 2018? Send FET an email and we’ll get you on the list to receive information on Environment 2018 conference and exhibition in October 2018.

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HazWoper Seminar Scheduled for March 21st

The HAZWOPR Refresher course, hosted by the WI CHMM Chapter, will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn, in NW Milwaukee. The seminar is designed to meet the annual refresher training requirements under OSHA’s standards for general industry and the construction industry on hazardous waste operations and emergency response...
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FET Industrial Wastewater 3-Session Course Starts in March 2018

FET will again offer its Industrial Wastewater Course on March 7, 14, and 21, 2018 over three (3) full-day sessions at The Sigma Group, 1300 Canal Street,  Milwaukee, WI 53233.  The course will (1) review the DNR’s new Subclass U for Unique Treatment Systems that use biological, chemical or physical methods (NR 114) and...
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Final Rule: User Fees for the Electronic Hazardous Waste Manifest System (e-Manifest) and Amendments to Manifest Regulations

The final rule establishes the methodology that EPA will use in setting and revising user fees in order to recover the full costs of the electronic manifest system, https://www.epa.gov/e-manifest/learn-about-hazardous-waste-electronic-manifest-system-e-manifest.  This includes costs incurred in developing, operating, maintaining, and upgrading a national e-Manifest system, as well as any costs incurred in collecting and processing data from...
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Reclassification of Major Sources as Area Sources Under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act

On January 25, 2018, EPA issued a guidance memorandum withdrawing the “once in always in” policy for the classification of major sources of hazardous air pollutants under section 112 of the Clean Air Act.  With the new guidance, sources of hazardous air pollutants previously classified as “major sources” may be reclassified as “area” sources...
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Industrial Ventilation Seminar

On February 21, 2018 the Western WI Chapter is hosting an Industrial Ventilation seminar in Wausau. The seminar is designed to review the critical aspects of industrial ventilation systems and how these systems can be a key to demonstrating compliance with WDNR, USEPA, and OSHA Air Regulations.  Topics include OSHA and DNR requirements for ventilation...
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