Managing Waste Pharmaceuticals: New Obligations on Healthcare Providers, Expanded Definition of Healthcare Facility
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel to healthcare facilities on the new EPA rule on managing and disposing of unused or waste pharmaceuticals. The panel will discuss how the new rule changes the landscape and the steps to be taken to structure and implement practices for the management of unused or waste pharmaceuticals to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
- New EPA rule management and disposal of unused or waste pharmaceuticals
- Expanded definition of healthcare facility
- Penalties for noncompliance
- Changes from current practice
- Steps to ensure compliance
The panel will review these and other vital questions:
- How does the new rule differ from the current rule and practices?
- What does the expanded scope of healthcare facility mean for compliance with the new rule?
- What steps should healthcare providers and facilities take to ensure compliance in the disposal of pharmaceuticals?
Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming
Van Ness Feldman
Ms. Keyes Fleming focuses on environmental policy, enforcement defense litigation, and special investigations for... | Read More
Ms. Keyes Fleming focuses on environmental policy, enforcement defense litigation, and special investigations for private as well as municipal clients. She served as the Principal Legal Advisor (General Counsel) for Immigration & Customs Enforcement in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and as Chief of Staff to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the Obama Administration. She also served as the EPA Region 4 Regional Administrator, where she was responsible for establishing and implementing environmental policy for eight southeastern states and six federally recognized tribes.Close
Van Ness Feldman
Ms. Palumbo focuses on matters arising under major federal and state environmental, energy, and natural resources... | Read More
Ms. Palumbo focuses on matters arising under major federal and state environmental, energy, and natural resources statutes. Drawing on a comprehensive understanding of science and policy underlying the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA); Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; Model Toxics Control Act; renewable portfolio standards; and other regulatory schemes, she advises clients in assessing, managing, and mitigating environmental liabilities and compliance obligations. Prior to joining the firm, she was the Senior Vice President and U.S. General Counsel for Philip Services Corporation, which provides integrated hazardous waste management and industrial services.Close