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12/06/2016

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 12/6

Every day, facilities all across America 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, hazardous waste management and disposal standards, and much more.

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11/28/2016

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 11/29

Every day, facilities all across America 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, hazardous waste management and disposal standards, and much more.

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11/15/2016

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 11/15

Every day, facilities all across America 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, hazardous waste management and disposal standards, and much more.

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11/01/2016

EPA Enforcement Round Up - Week of 10/28

EPA raised its maximum civil penalties in 2016, making it more critical than ever that EHS professionals understand how these complex regulatory programs affect their facilities. We hope providing information about EPA enforcement cases will help you identify and fix noncompliance issues that could leave your company facing down costly penalties and future liability.

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10/17/2016

EPA Enforcement Round Up - Week of 10/14

Every day, facilities all across America 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, hazardous waste management and disposal standards, and much more.

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10/07/2016

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 10/7

EPA raised its maximum civil penalties in 2016, making it more critical than ever that EHS professionals understand how these complex regulatory programs affect their facilities. We hope providing information about EPA enforcement cases will help you identify and fix noncompliance issues that could leave your company facing down costly penalties and future liability.

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10/05/2016

Coal Company to Pay $900,000 for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations

A coal company with mining and processing facilities in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia has to pay a $900,000 civil penalty to resolve US EPA allegations that the company violated the Clean Water Act.

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10/04/2016

How Will Bigger OSHA Fines Affect Your State?

The maximum penalty for most OSHA violations is now $12,471 per day, per violation. The immediate effect of these higher OSHA penalties in your state will depend on what kind of “State plan” is in place.

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09/20/2016

Major Grocery Chain to Pay $3.5M for RCRA Violations

A major US grocery chain faces a $3,500,000 civil penalty from US EPA for alleged violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste regulations.  

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09/06/2016

Manufacturer Faces $56K Fine for 10 Serious OSHA Violations

In a recent press release, OSHA announced a $56,300 fine for a New Jersey manufacturing facility that allegedly exposed workers to hazardous chemicals and other workplace hazards.

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In 1995, US EPA passed the Universal Waste Rule, which created relaxed standards for managing common hazardous wastes like light bulbs, batteries, mercury-containing equipment, and more. While universal wastes are subject to less stringent regulations than “fully-regulated” hazardous wastes, there are still rules to follow to manage them properly. Use this guide to spot and correct common universal waste errors before they result in a notice of violation during a Federal or State inspection.

4 Common Universal Waste Mistakes