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09/12/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 9/12

In our latest EPA Enforcement Roundup, two hazardous waste generators settle alleged RCRA violations and a chemical re-packaging and storage warehouse pays for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and EPCRA. 

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08/15/2022

3-Day RCRA e-Manifest Meeting Starts October 4

US EPA will host a three-day virtual public meeting on October 4—6 to explore recommendations for increasing use of electronic hazardous waste manifests. The meeting will run from 10 AM to 6 PM ET each day.

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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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