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09/26/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 9/26

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a hazardous waste generator is cited for alleged failure to train personnel, a chemical manufacturer will pay $1.1 million for alleged Clean Air Act violations, and more.

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09/02/2022

TSCA Update: Revised Chemical Risk Determinations

Update: EPA’s final TSCA risk determination for Color Index Pigment Violet 29 (PV29) was published to the Federal Register on September 6. 

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08/29/2022

PFOA, PFOS Proposed as Superfund Substances

Update: US EPA's proposed rule to add PFOA and PFOS to the list of hazardous substances under CERCLA/Superfund was published to the Federal Register on September 6. 

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06/21/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 6/21

In this week's Roundup, an industrial airport pays $15K for alleged Clean Water Act violations. Plus, a telecom manufacturer must submit a Notice of Export in compliance with TSCA.

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05/24/2022

New TSCA Restrictions for Asbestos Proposed

Update: US EPA is extending the comment period on a proposed TSCA rulemaking to ban ongoing uses of asbestos. EPA will now accept comments until July 13, 2022. 

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04/04/2022

Plastic Container Manufacturing Process May Create PFAS

EPA has found that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) may form as a byproduct during the manufacture of HDPE containers and similar plastics.    

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03/28/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 3/28

In this week's Roundup, alleged mishandling of hazardous waste results in two oil spills and a $6.5 million civil penalty. Plus, a petroleum company agrees to stringent inspection requirements after leaks at 13 company facilities.

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03/21/2022

TSCA Enforcement Alert: Unlisted PFAS in Ski Wax Products

An EPA enforcement alert warns manufacturers and sellers of ski wax products about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that are not listed on the TSCA Inventory found in several products. 

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03/08/2022

Update | EPA Extends Compliance Date for TSCA PIP 3:1 Prohibition

Update: US EPA again extended the compliance date for the prohibition on processing and distribution-in-commerce of PIP (3:1), PIP (3:1)-containing articles, and the PIP (3:1) used to make those articles, until October 31, 2024. 

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03/07/2022

Update | Revised TSCA Risk Determination for PV29 Drafted

Under the revised risk determination, EPA takes a “whole chemical approach” to manage the risks posed by Pigment Violet 29 (PV29).

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