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06/26/2017

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 6/27

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a meat packer, a home builder, and a gas station/convenience store will all pay big penalties for different violations of the Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water Acts. 

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04/18/2017

Comments Due: EPA's Lead Free Drinking Water Rule

The US EPA has extended the public comment period for a proposed rule that would require the use of lead-free pipes, fittings, fixtures, solder, and flux for drinking water systems.

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03/13/2017

Know Your EPA Water Rules: Sole Source Aquifers

The Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1986 (SDWA) required the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish criteria through which an aquifer may be declared a critical aquifer protection area. These aquifers are colloquially referred to as “sole source aquifers.” These are, essentially, aquifers that are the only drinking water supply for the population of a region.

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01/03/2017

New Course! EPA Clean Water & Safe Drinking Water Act Online

To help EHS managers keep up with changing requirements for air emissions, discharges to the water, and chemical management and reporting, Lion Technology is expanding its catalog of online environmental courses for 2017.

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12/27/2016

DOJ Fines NY State $150,000 for Safe Drinking Water Act Violations

According to DOJ, the defendants continued to operate 54 Large Capacity Cesspools (LCCs) after the deadline to close them.

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When US EPA introduced the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the hazardous waste management standards included reduced requirements for some large-volume wastes. After studying the hazards of wastes in oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) operations, as directed by the US Congress, EPA determined regulation of these wastes under RCRA was not warranted. Therefore, many oil and gas E&P wastes are excluded from the RCRA Subtitle C hazardous waste management standards.

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