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  • EPA Requests Input on Hazardous Waste Management in the Retail Sector –  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Notice of Data Availability to collect information towards improving hazardous waste requirements for the retail sector. The EPA is responding to issues the retail industry has identified that they face in implementing hazardous waste regulations and seeks comment on existing data on the industry universe and amount of hazardous waste it generates and suggestions for
    improving hazardous waste regulations for retail operations.