A San Carlos-based paint manufacturer reached a settlement with more than twenty California county prosecutors to settle alleged hazardous waste disposal violations.
In this week's Roundup, a Seattle-based coffee company takes steps to correct its alleged $100,000 EPCRA violation. Plus, a California metal finishing company is asked to pay nearly $50K for alleged missteps in hazardous waste management.
DTSC has issued a $64,350 penalty to a metalworking business in Lynwood, CA for alleged hazardous waste violations in the Golden State.
In this week's Roundup, a pipeline company agrees to pay over $60 million to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations from a 2015 oil spill outside Santa Barbara, CA. Plus, a Virginia recycling facility settles with EPA for $50K over alleged hazardous waste violations.
In this week's Roundup, an oil and natural gas company pays at least $440,000 to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations at their Maine petroleum tank farm. Plus, a California-based industrial waste management facility commits to improving air quality at a local school as part of a settlement for alleged RCRA violations.
In this week's Roundup, an auto parts retail chain and an Alaskan oil refinery are set to pay over $3.8 million for RCRA violations. Plus, a city in the Midwest settles with EPA over alleged mishandling of biosolids.
In this week's Roundup, a hydrocarbon exploration company and an autobody chain pay over $8 million to settle alleged CERCLA and hazardous waste violations. Plus, an oil refinery agrees to pay $500k in fines to settle alleged Clean Air Act and EPCRA violations.
Last month, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) reached a settlement with a property management company and its auto body and repair tenants for allegedly mishandling hazardous waste at over a dozen properties in the greater Sacramento area.
In October, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released its first statewide scorecard for permitted facilities that treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste.
To help EHS professionals in California secure up-to-date training for hazardous waste personnel, Lion recently launched the online course Storing & Shipping Hazardous Waste in California—Ops.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.