In this week's Roundup, an aerospace repair service pays $66K for alleged EPCRA violations. Plus, an accident at a liquid propane distribution facility results in $400K in Clean Air Act violations.
US EPA has released final scope documents for each of the next twenty high-priority chemicals scheduled to undergo risk evaluation required by TSCA, as amended.
In this week's Roundup, a utility company and a ready-mixed concrete supplier will collectivelypay approximately $7 million to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations. Plus, a waste disposal company is required to bring their Nebraska facility up to current chemical accident safety prevention standards.
We've compiled a list of news updates related to the coronavirus pandemic that supply chain managers, environmental compliance officers, OSHA safety personnel, hazmat logistics employees and other EH&S workers need to know.
Approximately 200 gallons of titanium tetrachloride were accidentally released at a plastics refining facility in Edison, NJ. Town officials issued an emergency shelter-in-place order and two individuals at a nearby business reported respiratory complications.
EPA released its interim final list of businesses subject to fees for the 20 high-priority substances undergoing TSCA risk evaluations. Companies that use chemical(s) undergoing a risk evaluation must report if they manufacture or import those chemicals and will then be subject to a portion of the TSCA fee.
US EPA recently completed its risk evaluation for 1-bromopropane (1-BP) required under the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act or LCSA, which amended TSCA.
On August 14, US EPA proposed no change to its National Ambient Air Quality Standard for photochemical oxidants (e.g., ozone).
In this week's Roundup, a Texas excavator will pay nearly $50K to resolve alleged TCEQ and RCRA violations. Plus, a New England scrap metal processor has been cited for nearly $900K after allegedly emitting VOCs without a permit.
To help employers meet state COVID-19 training requirements and protect employees amid the ongoing public health emergency, Lion Technology announced three training opportunities for safety professionals and employees this week.
Find out which tanks and substances
are regulated under EPA’s Underground
Storage Tank (UST) program. Plus, find out which common exclusions are no longer required for tank owners and operators after October 2018.