Chemical Reporting and Management

What to Know About Maryland’s New Storage Tank Regulations

Posted: July 18th, 2022

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) updated Oil Pollution Control and Storage Tank Management regulation [Code of Maryland (COMAR) 26.10] became effective on June 13, 2022. The updates to COMAR 26.10 include the creation of new aboveground storage tank […]

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Fire Code and Chemical Classifications 101

Posted: May 2nd, 2022

There are several iterations of the International Fire code (IFC) that are used throughout the United States. While there are minor variations between the codes as implemented by different states, counties, or related jurisdictions, each establishes strict requirements related to […]

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2022 Look Ahead – Part 2

Posted: January 12th, 2022

The 2022 Look Ahead is a multi-part series consisting of 20 articles to celebrate ALL4’s 20th anniversary. View Part 1 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) – How to Prepare for 2022 Recordkeeping and Reporting // Sheryl Watkins Since its creation in […]

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Observations and Reminders from RY2020 TRI Reporting

Posted: September 15th, 2021

With Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting deadlines having passed on July 1st, now is the time to reflect on what went right, what went wrong, and how you can improve for next year’s reports. Here are some noteworthy observations from […]

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State-Specific Considerations for SPCC Plans in Maryland

Posted: August 31st, 2021

Update: As of June 13, 2022, COMAR 26.10 has been updated with additional requirements applicable to ASTs. Please see What to Know About Maryland’s New Storage Tank Regulations for more information. This blog is part of a series that will […]

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PFAS: State-by-State Regulatory Update

Posted: July 22nd, 2021

Given the current lack of all-encompassing federal environmental regulation around per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), states are taking it upon themselves to set their own standards amid growing public scrutiny.  With proposed house bills, rejections of bills, and other PFAS […]

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