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.
In this week's Roundup, a Colorado cold storage facility pays over $150K to resolve alleged Clean Air Act Risk Management Plan violations. Plus, a wood treatment company in Maryland settles with EPA for $50K in alleged RCRA violations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last week, the Chairman of the US Chemical Safety and Hazardous Investigation Board (CSB) released a statement reflecting that the massive chemical explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4 may have similar characteristics to the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion of 2013.
In this week's Roundup, EPA fines a Massachusetts industrial laundry service over $50K for alleged VOC emissions. Plus, a seafood company in the Pacific Northwest agreed to a $75K settlement after alleged Clean Water Act violations.
In this week's Roundup, a chemical manufacturer has agreed to a $3.1 million settlement to remmediate a facility in Texas that was the site of an accidental release in 2014. Plus, a New England industrial coating facility faces $317,000 in Clean Air Act violations.
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