A resins manufacturer in Westminster, MA will pay $38,860 to resolve allegations that it violated provisions of the Clean Water Act stemming from an incident in September 2014.
The US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today issued a safety advisory notice for individuals who prepare lithium battery shipments for transport and those otherwise involved in the transportation of lithium-ion or lithium-metal batteries.
Today, April 7, US EPA expanded the list of US Superfund sites by adding five contaminated hazardous waste and chemical sites to the National Priorities List (NPL).
EPA has submitted a Final Rule for publication in the Federal Register to finalize corrections to its Mercury Air Toxics Standards (MATS) and New Source Performance Standards for certain electricity generating utilities (power plants).
In a February 17, 2016, letter to industry, US EPA clarified a critical point of waste management for the pharmaceutical industry and other hazardous waste generators that manage commercial chemical products, or CCPs.
With OSHA civil penalties for employer safety violations set to increase up to 80% this year, successful safety inspections and audits are more important than ever in 2016....
US EPA has cited a US ice cream maker for violations of the Clean Air Act Risk Management Plan (RMP) requirements. In a press release posted March 29, 2016, EPA alleges the ice creamery did not have an adequate Clean Air Act RMP or proper safety equipment for leak detection and ventilation on its refrigeration system.
US EPA this week held a public hearing on its proposed changes to the Clean Air Act Risk Management Program (RMP) requirements. At the hearing, interested parties presented data, views, and/or arguments about the major changes EPA has proposed for these Clean Air Act emergency preparedness rules.
Tomorrow is the big day for lithium battery shippers! New IATA DGR rules for lithium battery air shipments take effect on Friday, April 1. Are you ready?
For alleged violations of US EPA’s rules for managing hazardous waste and oil, a Reading, PA chemical distribution plant will pay a $55,000 civil penalty and furnish a local fire department with $30,000 worth of emergency response equipment.
When EPA civil penalties rise, so does the value of environmental compliance.