US EPA published a Final Rule on February 6, 2019 to raise civil penalties for noncompliance with environmental regulations. The new penalty figures apply to all violations that occur(ed) after November 2, 2015, for which penalties are assessed on or after February 6, 2019.
We'll cover major EPA programs with the broadest impact below, starting with penalties for RCRA hazardous waste management violations. which rose by nearly $2000
Read on or jump to the complete updated penalty amounts in the Federal Register here.
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2019 Civil Penalty Increases
Fines for EPA violations may be assessed on a per day, per violation basis.
|Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
|Clean Air Act (CAA)
|Clean Water Act (CWA)
|Emergency Planning/ Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
|Comp. Environmental Response... Act (CERCLA)
|Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
|Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
|Fed Insecticide, Fungicide/Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
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