Overview of hazardous waste regulations with emphasis on generator compliance, site investigation and remediation, permitting, enforcement and liability. Explains the hazardous waste regulatory framework, introduces students to the wide variety and types of environmental resources available, and develops research skills in the hazardous waste area. The laboratory complements the lectures by providing hands-on application of the regulations at the technician level. Proper methods of preparing a hazardous waste manifest, labeling of storage containers, sampling and analysis, preparing a Phase I Environmental Audit, and selecting environmental consultants are among the many skills developed in the laboratory.
Prerequisite: EHSM 100 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better or "Pass" or concurrent enrollment
Recommended Preparation: None
4 UNITS 4 hours lecture