Month: November 2012

Wonderful Douglas Adams Quote

Over the past week I’ve been reading Nate Silver’s book, “The Signal and the Noise, Why So Many Predictions Fail, but Some Don’t“.  Early on, he includes this completely on-point quote that he attributes to the great author Douglas Adams: “The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that can […]

EPA Decides on PCB Bulk Product Waste Reinterpretation

Following months of internal review, the USEPA has decided to broaden its interpretation of the “PCB bulk products” definition under the PCB regulations, 40 CFR 761 (see EPA memorandum).  This change benefits the regulated community by simplifying the removal of PCBs from buildings. BACKGROUND On February 29th this year, EPA published a Federal Register notice […]