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Selected Compliance and Industry News

November 2017 is Practice Greenhealth's Material and Waste Month
Monday, August 21, 2017-- For November Material and Waste Offerings and schedule the calls for your Hazardous Material and Waste Team ahead of time. -- (full text)
[Practice Greenhealth]

EPA Dental Effluent Guidelines website
Tuesday, August 01, 2017-- EPA has promulgated pretreatment standards to reduce discharges of mercury from dental offices into publicly owned treatment works (POTWs). The Dental Office Category regulation is codified at 40 CFR Part 441. The effective date of the rule is July 14, 2017. Existing dental offices must comply by July 14, 2020. The compliance date for new dental offices ("new sources") is the effective date of the rule. -- (full text)

New Hospital Resource Highlights Environmental Best Practices, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017-- The Ohio Hospital Association's Energy and Sustainability Program teamed up with Practice Greenhealth to publish a collection of environmental leadership case studies highlighting how six hospitals and health systems have achieved success in environmental stewardship. -- (full text)
[Ohio Hospital Associations Energy and Sustainability]

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