1998 News Releases
U.S. EPA TO HOLD PCB TRAINING IN SAN FRANCISCO IN JANUARY
Release Date: 12/22/1998
Contact Information: Paula Bruin, U.S. EPA, (415) 744-1587
News Media Advisory: Training Session on PCBs and the Mega-Rule
WHAT: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) will hold a free two-day training session on polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and the Mega-Rule to explain the effect the new rules will have on the use, storage, cleanup and disposal of PCBs. The new rule that went into effect three months ago is intended to streamline regulations and covers a broad array of PCB issues. Major changes are in the disposal of bulk waste, decontamination, approval for research and development/treatability studies, coordinated approval with other federal or state laws; and notification and manifesting requirements.
WHO: U.S. EPA PCB Team
WHEN: January 13-14 from 9:00 - 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Pacific Gas & Electric Company offices
77 Beale Street
Contact: Yvonne Rumbaoa, PG&E, (415) 973-5973
TO REGISTER: Contact: Tammy Kelly, U.S. EPA PCB Team, (202) 260-1871 or
e-mail your name, organization, phone number, e-mail address
to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify PCB Training.
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