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A manufacturer of widely used products that contain perfluorocarbons (PFCs) recently settled a lawsuit with the State of Minnesota’s Attorney General’s Office, agreeing to provide $850 million to create a Water Quality and Sustainability Fund supporting the Twin Cities East Metro area.
US EPA today proposed an extension of an “information collection request,” or ICR, that requires hazardous waste generators, contractors, and others to keep records related to the recycling of hazardous secondary materials.
In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, a major online retailer will pay more than $1 million for selling unregistered, misbranded pesticides in violation of FIFRA; a global petrochemical firm will complete a $10 million project to resolve Clean Air Act allegations; and more.
It’s Valentine’s time, and EPA has dished out some tough love lately for alleged criminal and civil violations of environmental law and regulations.
On February 7, US EPA released a long-awaited TSCA draft rulemaking to implement user fees for chemical manufacturers to control the costs of EPA’s work to evaluate and regulate chemicals in the US.
Even if you’ve submitted Biennial Reports for decades, keep reading. There is at least one new requirement that may trip up generators in some states who are not familiar with the latest changes to RCRA regulation.
Facilities in Indiana, California, New York, and Delaware are all subjects of EPA criminal or civil penalties in this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup.
To accurately categorize workplace injuries that must be reported under OSHA regulations, employers need to understand the difference between "medical treatment" and "first aid."
Reminder: TSCA “reset reports” are due to EPA by February 7, 2018. Under the so-called TSCA Reset Rule, manufacturers and processors must submit a one-time retrospective notice to indicate which of the 85,000 chemicals on the Inventory they manufactured or imported in a ten-year period from June 21, 2006 to June 21, 2016.
For alleged repeat violations of OSHA work safety standards, a New Jersey chain-link fence manufacturer now faces nearly $200,000 in civil penalties.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.