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10/10/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 10/10

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a used oil transporter, a refinery, and a county police department will all pay civil penalties to resolve alleged RCRA hazardous waste management violations. 

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10/03/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 10/3

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a chemical distributor will pay for alleged hazardous waste mismanagement, a containerboard manufacturer settles allegations of Clean Air Act noncompliance, and more.

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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

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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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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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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05/09/2022

Is Every D002 Hazardous Waste a Class 8 Hazmat?

To comply with environmental and transportation regulations, facilities that manage and ship hazardous wastes and/or hazardous materials must understand two different definitions for the word "corrosive." 

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02/14/2022

March 2022 Environmental Reporting Deadlines

March 2022 brings three important environmental reporting deadlines concerning hazardous waste management, chemical inventories, and greenhouse gas emissions. 

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01/17/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 1/17

In this week's Roundup, two workers died and one injured when a rail tanker car exploded in relation to alleged mismanagement of hazardous waste. Plus, a power company agrees to pay $610,000 after alleged water discharge violations.

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12/20/2021

How COVID-19 Impacted RCRA Hazardous Waste Enforcement

Even in a year when RCRA inspections slowed significantly, it seems from EPA’s data that the rate of compliance at hazardous waste facilities barely changed. We have a few guesses why.

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