In this week's Roundup, a Utah oil refinery is fined nearly $350K for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act's Risk Management Plan regulations. Plus, a company that manufactures and distributes agricultural products agrees to pay $88K to resolve alleged FIFRA violations related to its pesticide operations.
On January 13, 2021, EPA released its annual summary of environmental enforcement activity for fiscal year 2020.
OSHA increased its civil penalties for violations of 29 CFR workplace safety Standards, effective January 15, 2021.
US DOT increased civil penalties for transportation law violations this week, including violations of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
In this week's Roundup, a food distributor is set to pay nearly $187K over alleged misuse of anhydrous ammonia. Plus, EPA fines a towing company $75K for allegedly mishandling hazardous waste after a chemical spill.
The cost of noncompliance with US EPA's air, water, chemical, and hazardous waste regulations just went up.
In this week's Roundup, a pair of cattle farmers are set to pay $76,000 for alleged stormwater discharges without the proper permit. Plus, an industrial fuel supplier allegedly violated EPCRA and US air emissions standards, resulting in a $1.3 million penalty.
On November 19, the former president of a Wisconsin-based recycling company was sentenced to 18 months in Federal prison for conspiring to store and transport hazardous waste without the proper permits.
In this week's Roundup, a military and parachute hardware fabricator agreed to a $55K settlement to resolve alleged TRI Reporting violations. Plus, a retail store chain allegedly mishandled hazardous waste, resulting in a $3.3 million fine.
In this week's Roundup, a chemical manufacturer is set to pay $800K for alleged SPCC violations. Plus, a pet and gardening suppy company allegedly distributed pesticides with outdated labeling, resulting in a $286K FIFRA violation.
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