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The US Army Corps of Engineers (ACoE) on Friday raised its civil penalties for violations of the Clean Water Act to reflect the rate of inflation.
In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, an Alaska hazmat carrier will pay for 3 diesel fuel spills caused by icy road conditions, a quarry will pay for Clean Water Act mistakes and an aluminium production facility will pay a six-figure fine for alleged Clean Air Act violations.
Yesterday, US EPA promulgated a Final Rule in the Federal Register to postpone a compliance deadline for coal-fired power plants subject to new Clean Water Act effluent limitations finalized in November 2015.
Sorry, Charlie! A major canned tuna fish producer will now pay more than $6,000,000 to resolve alleged violations of wastewater permitting, Clean Water Act, RCRA hazardous waste, and Clean Air Act chemical storage requirements.
In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, four companies will pay more than $350,000 combined for chemical reporting violations under EPCRA and TSCA, and a paperwork storage company will pay for Safe Drinking Water Act violations.
US EPA this week extended the public comment period for its proposed rule to recodify the definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS). A key element of the Clean Water Act, the WOTUS definition expanded by US EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers in 2015.
Before becoming EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt often challenged new US EPA Clean Air Act rules in court as Attorney General of Oklahoma. Now, it seems, the tables have turned—today Pruitt and his EPA face their own set of legal challenges from Attorneys General across the US.
In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, a high-tech manufacturer and a pharmaceuticals maker will pay for RCRA hazardous waste violations, and plastic “nurdles” cause a Clean Water Act headache for two plastics companies.
A pre-publication copy of a new US EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposal to re-codify the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) is now available.
In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a meat packer, a home builder, and a gas station/convenience store will all pay big penalties for different violations of the Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water Acts.
To record or not to record? That is the question when an employee gets sick or injured at work. In most cases, injuries that occur at work are work-related and must be recorded to maintain compliance with OSHA regulation. That said, OSHA provides nine specific exceptions to this general rule.