The US Coast Guard today announced increased civil penalties for maritime violations, including hazardous substance and oil discharges and hazardous materials violations.
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Under authority granted by the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) program at 40 CFR 112. While most facilities subject to the SPCC rules...
On March 12, a US District Court ordered EPA to complete its area designations by April 30, 2018 under its new National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone, promulgated in late 2015.
This week, the lessee of a massive Utah mining complex and two natural gas processing companies will pay restitution to US EPA. These are only a few of the environmental enforcement cases we read about this week.
This week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup comes to you from the Golden State, and starts with a reminder for retail facilities that manage regulated hazardous wastes or universal wastes, especially in California: Investigators and State attorneys continue to “dumpster dive” in order to uncover environmental violations.
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EPA will begin a “Superfund time-critical removal action” to remove fluorescent lamps, lighting ballasts, and electronic equipment from a Cleveland, OH waste transporter’s warehouse. After a fire broke out in the warehouse earlier this year...
The EPA enforcement actions come in pairs this week, as two seafood processing facilities and two pipeline companies will pay to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.
EPA recently released its annual summary of environmental enforcement activity for Fiscal Year 2017. Today, we’ll take a by-the-numbers look at how EPA enforced environmental laws in 2017 and compare these results to EPA’s FY 2016 enforcement report.
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