Tag Archives: EPA Regulation

M.A.R.S Finishes at the 35th Annual Region VI Pretreatment Association

The Region VI Pretreatment Association’s (RVIPA) 35th Annual Meeting has wrapped up today. If you read our blog from Wednesday, you will know that RVIPA represents the Water Treatment Experts of the USEPA Region VI states (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas). This non-profit organization was created to allow members to share expertise, training, […]

M.A.R.S Attends the 35th Annual Region VI Pretreatment Association

The Region VI Pretreatment Association (RVIPA) represents the Water Treatment Experts of the USEPA Region VI states (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas). The Association is a non-profit organization primarily assimilated to coordinate the EPA Region VI Annual Workshop which had been coordinated by the EPA Region VI office. RVIPA members meet annually to […]

Manufacturers and Dental Supply/Service Companies Simply Quoting the EPA Regulation may NOT Keep You Compliant – How to Ensure Compliance

For the past several years, M.A.R.S has a close working relationship with many POTWs across North America. Many of these Water Treatment Experts reached out to M.A.R.S® to learn more about the Dental Industry, Amalgam Separators, and the EPA Regulation. In many cases, during our training, M.A.R.S helped write the Best Management Practices set in […]

Manufacturers and Dental Supply/Service Companies Simply Quoting the EPA Regulation may NOT Keep You Compliant – Flaws in the EPA Regulation – Part 3

We began this blog series giving the history of the EPA Regulation, then continued to speak about how it became diluted; resulting in the flawed regulation that it is now. Today, we continue this series discussing the Flaws in the EPA Regulation. So far, we have discussed the following issues with the EPA Regulation; Regulators […]

Manufacturers and Dental Supply/Service Companies Simply Quoting the EPA Regulation may NOT Keep You Compliant – Flaws in the EPA Regulation – Part 2

Many Dental Professionals are being inundated with information about the new EPA Amalgam Separator Regulation. Unfortunately, there is a lot of conflicting data, further confusing Dental Professionals about ensuring their compliance. For this reason, M.A.R.S writes weekly blogs to help provide clarity to the Dental Industry. We began this blog series giving the history of […]

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Manufacturers and Dental Supply/Service Companies Simply Quoting the EPA Regulation may NOT Keep You Compliant – Diluted Amalgam Separator Rule

Regarding the diluted EPA Regulation, M.A.R.S® applauds anyone who takes the time to try to help Dental Practices understand the EPA Regulation and ensure their compliance. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation released on compliance, that it often confuses Dental Professionals and leaves them non-compliant. Figure 1 – ADA EPA Regulation Flowchart with wrong information. […]

Manufacturers and Dental Supply/Service Companies Simply Quoting the EPA Regulation may NOT Keep You Compliant – Introduction and EPA Regulation History

Mentioned in many of the M.A.R.S® blogs; the thought of having an amalgam separator will ensure the compliance of your Dental Practice is incorrect. Many Dental Companies are releasing blogs, newsletters, advertisements, or social media posts, in hopes of making the EPA Regulation understandable. What these companies may not know; there is a lot of […]

M.A.R.S®’ Visit to the Dallas –Fort Worth Metroplex – Part 1 – Water Environment Association of Texas

M.A.R.S® is proud to have been asked by another group of Water Treatment Experts (WEAT) to speak to them about the new EPA Regulation. For this trip, we were contacted by the Water Environment Association of Texas to be the guest speaker of their training session. For three hours, our amalgam separator expert, Jason Buyukozer, […]

M.A.R.S Blog Series on Correcting Misinformation about the EPA Regulation Warranty Void – Evacuation Line Cleaners – Part 2

We are continuing our series on misinformation spread about M.A.R.S®, our products, and the amalgam separator/evacuation line cleaner industry. To date, our series has covered two of the three dishonesties we are debunking in this blog; “The M.A.R.S LibertyBOSS is not legal in the United States because it is Canadian made, which have different standards.” […]

M.A.R.S Blog Series on Correcting Misinformation about the EPA Regulation Warranty Void – Evacuation Line Cleaners – Part 1

Thank you for following our blog series on the more recent misinformation about M.A.R.S®, our products, and the amalgam separator/evacuation line cleaner industry. To date, our series has covered two of the three dishonesties we are debunking in this blog; “The M.A.R.S LibertyBOSS is not legal in the United States because it is Canadian made, […]

M.A.R.S Blog Series on Correcting Misinformation about the EPA Regulation – Recycling Restrictions Part 3

Today is the last segment discussing the recycling and shipping restrictions of amalgam separators. Thank you for following this series, clarifying the misinformation spread by uninformed individuals in the Dental Industry. Using logic and basic reasoning skills, anyone can determine the fable about the LibertyBOSS not being able to be shipped or recycled was just […]

M.A.R.S Blog Series on Correcting Misinformation about the EPA Regulation – Exceeding International Standards (ISO)

Thank you for following our blog series on clarifying the fables of the amalgam separator industry. Our last blog was the introduction to the series, highlighting some of our previous blogs debunking other incorrect information that muddied the waters of the Dental Industry. The 2019 Yankee Dental Congress in Boston, Massachusetts was the first time […]

M.A.R.S Blog Series on Correcting Misinformation about the EPA Regulation – Introduction

It saddens M.A.R.S to say it has been brought to our attention that some of our competitors have been misleading the Dental Industry about our products. It is almost getting tiresome having to write more blogs to correct the intentional misinformation released to Dental Professionals. It is M.A.R.S’ hope that our weekly blogs provide some […]

Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart – Protect your Investment, Ensure your Compliance

We have reached the end of our Flowchart blog series. So far, we have discussed everything you need to know about the EPA Regulation, the Regulators, and your compliance. Today, we will be discussing protecting your investment. Though this is not a part of the EPA Regulation, M.A.R.S feels it important to help the Dental […]

Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart – Record-Keeping

Today, we will be reviewing the necessary Record Keeping to ensure the compliance of your Dental Practice. Thank you for following our blog series on the EPA Regulation Flowchart, breaking down the information you need to keep your office in compliance. We are nearing the end of our series, so far we have discussed; – […]

Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart – Compliant Amalgam Separators

Our blog series on the EPA Regulation Flowchart continues, breaking down the information you need to keep your office in compliance. So far, we have discussed; – Exemptions – Compliance Deadlines – Compliance Reports Today, we will be reviewing Compliant Amalgam Separators, what is expected and what you should know. Compliant Amalgam Separators There is […]

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Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart -“One-Time” Compliance Reports

Thank you for following us to Part Three of our blog series on Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart. Our first two segments were on the Compliance Dates and Installation Deadlines. Today, we will be discussing Compliance Reports and the time frame in which you are required to submit and resubmit the forms to your regulators. […]

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Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart – Installation Deadlines

Thank you for following M.A.R.S’ blog series on the breakdown of our EPA Regulation Flowchart. In 2017, M.A.R.S created this flowchart to make the 94 page EPA Regulation much easier to understand and more accessible to the entire Dental Industry. Our last blog release discussed who requires amalgam separators and which offices are exempt from […]

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Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart – Who is Exempt?

The new EPA Regulation has most of the Dental and Water Treatment Industries confused about what is expected and how to remain compliant. M.A.R.S Bio-Med is always doing what we can to provide the Dental Industry with easy to understand information that can assist with their compliance. M.A.R.S has taken the 94 page EPA Regulation […]

Amalgam Separator User Manual Breakdown: Metasys Eco II – Part 2 Inspection, Maintenance, and Disposal

Today we will be continuing part two of the Metasys brand of amalgam separators. Part 1 of this blog highlighted the recommendations for the installation of the Eco II system. Thank you for following us on this journey to learning how to read the User Manuals of the top six amalgam separators sold in North […]