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An acid line ruptured, exposing three employees to 15% hydrofluoric acid. After the exposure occurred, the employees underwent an off-site medical evaluation. Two of the three employees complained of difficulty breathing and other symptoms...
If environmental groups and concerned citizens find they cannot achieve their aims by bringing EPA to court, they may double their efforts to sue individual facilities for perceived violations of environmental law and regulations.
Hazardous waste compliance mistakes in California could now cost facilities as much as $70,000 per day, per violation.
US EPA will host two public meetings, on December 6 and 11, to update interested parties about the Agency’s progress toward implementing changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) made in 2016.
In this week’s EPA enforcement roundup: EPA fined two companies for Clean Air Act violations and a university for improper disposal of PCB-contaminated waste.
In a settlement reached with the US EPA, the US Department of Justice, and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), a major oil and gas company has agreed to install and operate air pollution control and monitoring technology at five of its petrochemical and plastics facilities in Texas and Louisiana.
A major department store will pay a $375,000 civil penalty and complete environmental projects to settle alleged violations of the RCRA hazardous waste regulations at 44 of its stores.
US EPA last week proposed a reporting requirement for persons who manufacture or import mercury and mercury-added products. The information EPA collects will help the Agency make recommendations to further reduce mercury use in the US.
As required under Title IV of the Clean Air Act, every year, US EPA adjusts the penalty for excess emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides—the primary sources of acid rain.
OSHA has fined 2 companies—a structural framing company in Alabama and a South Jersey construction company—for alleged violations of fall prevention, scaffolding, and other work safety regulations.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.