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01/06/2023

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 1/9

In our first EPA Enforcement Roundup of 2023, three chemical industry facilities will pay to settle alleged violations of chemical emergency preparedness, hazardous waste, and environmental reporting regulations.

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12/13/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 12/19

A wholesale seafood producer, an agriculture supplier, and a freight distributor will all face civil penalties for alleged environmental violations.

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12/07/2022

Refinery Ordered to Remove Mismanaged Chemicals

US EPA has ordered a refinery in St. Croix to remove at least 77,000 pounds of ammonia, liquefied petroleum gas, amines, and hydrogen sulfide from facility equipment to prevent an emergency release. 

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12/05/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 12/5

In this week's Roundup, a freight shipping and trucking company, a steel manufacturer, and a container reconditioning facility will all pay civil penalties to resolve alleged violations of environmental regulations.

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11/28/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 11/28

In this week’s Roundup, a paper and pulp factory, four solar farms, and a technology manufacturing facility will pay civil penalties to resolve alleged violations of environmental regulations.

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11/14/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 11/14

In this week's Roundup, a pharmaceutical manufacturer and a used oil recycler face costly civil penalties for alleged RCRA hazardous waste and used oil violations. 

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10/17/2022

EPA May Repeal "Fugitive Emissions" Exemption from Air Programs

US EPA is proposing to repeal amendments to the Clean Air Act that exempt “fugitive emissions” from counting toward key permitting thresholds for existing major sources under New Source Review.

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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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07/11/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 7/11

In this week's Roundup, a battery manufacturer pays $108,000 for alleged hazardous waste violations. Plus, a glass product facility agrees to $8.5 million in site improvements following alleged particulate emissions violations.

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06/14/2022

Illinois Bans Burning of PFAS

On June 8, 2022, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed a bill prohibiting the incineration of any perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including fire-fighting foams, effective immediately.

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