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08/15/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 8/15

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a hotel chain resolves alleged hazardous waste violations, an oil processing facility makes upgrades to reduce air pollution, and a recycling facility pays to settle alleged TSCA violations related to PCBs. 

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07/29/2022

Cal DTSC Adopts Hazardous Waste e-Manifest Revisions

Changes proposed by California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to adopt updates related to electronic hazardous waste manifests have been approved.  

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07/22/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 7/25

In this week's Roundup, a fertilizer manufacturer must treat over 1 billion pounds of hazards waste and spend $84 million to close its facility. Plus, a quarry will pay $300,000 for watershed restorations.

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07/18/2022

Can a RCRA Satellite Area Be Inside a Central Accumulation Area?

The RCRA hazardous waste regulations make an important distinction between two types of areas within a facility that generates hazardous waste—satellite accumulation areas (SAA) and central accumulation areas (CAA).

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06/17/2022

Don't Get Creative with RCRA Waste Markings

Recently in Texas, an oil refinery was penalized for a handful of alleged hazardous waste violations. One violation that stands out as especially avoidable concerns the wording used on a container holding universal waste.

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06/13/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 6/13

In this week's Roundup, a chemical company pays $110 million in site improvements following Clean Air Act violations. Plus, a dental equipment provider allegedly produced and sold two disinfectants not approved by EPA.

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06/06/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 6/6

In this week's Roundup, a metal finishing facility exceeds the storage time limit for a small quantity generator. Plus, a water supplier will pay $300K for alleged Clean Water Act violations.

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05/30/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 5/30

In this week's Roundup, a waste incineration facility will pay $2.8 million to resolve alleged RCRA hazardous waste violations. Plus, a construction company's activities at a construction site allegedly led to significant impacts on nearby wetlands.

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05/23/2022

Big Hazardous Waste Update in Big Sky Country

Effective May 14, 2022, Montana revised its state hazardous waste regulations to incorporate Federal RCRA updates including the Generator Improvements Rule, aerosols as universal waste, management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals (HWP), and more. 

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05/16/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 5/16

In this week's Roundup, a satellite TV provider pays $5.5 million for the alleged mishandling of e-waste. Plus, a stone quarry agrees to monitor and rehabilitate a stream after it diverted the stream's natural flow in 2018.

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