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This week, our EPA Enforcement Roundup features environmental settlements with a cement manufacturer in Nevada, a wood treatment plant in Maryland, and a petroleum distributor in Washington State.
US EPA first promulgated the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) on August 8, 2011. The intent of that rule was to address the spread of ozone and fine particulate matter across State lines. Emissions of volatile organic compounds...
A retail chain, eight gas stations, and an oil refinery are all targets of environmental penalties in this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup.
In January 2017, EPA raised its fines for noncompliance with major environmental programs. We hope that providing information about EPA enforcement cases will help you identify and fix noncompliance issues that could leave your company facing costly penalties and future liability.
In a letter to oil and gas industry groups, Administrator Pruitt states that the Agency will give special attention to the requirement for oil and gas industry sources to monitor fugitive emissions from equipment components that may leak methane or VOCs.
The US EPA has extended the public comment period for a proposed rule that would require the use of lead-free pipes, fittings, fixtures, solder, and flux for drinking water systems.
Every day, facilities across the US receive Notices of Violation from US EPA for alleged noncompliance with a wide variety of programs like the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, chemical management and reporting regulations (TSCA, EPCRA, CERCLA, etc.), hazardous waste management and disposal standards (RCRA), and much more.
In a Final Rule posted to the Federal Register on April 6, 2017 and effective immediately, US EPA amended the electronic reporting requirements under its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) program.
US EPA yesterday proposed to further delay the effective date of new release prevention requirements for chemical facilities under the Clean Air Act. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced in a letter on March 13 that the Agency will grant a petition to reconsider this Final Rule.
In an executive order issued on January 20, the President of the US directed Federal agencies to delay the effective date of new regulations for sixty days. Sixty days later, US EPA has elected to further delay the implementation date for certain new rules.
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