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EPA-Enforcement-Roundup-Week-of-1-10

This week's EPA Enforcement Roundup features a $1.8 million fine for Clean Water Act violations and a settlement to resolve CERCLA, Clean Water, and Oil Pollution Act claims at a NY Superfund site. 

CERCLA-EPCRA-Quantity-Triggers

Here we break down key terms in US EPA's chemical emergency preparedness and reporting regulations, CERCLA and EPCRA, to help chemical facility EHS managers understand and meet their responsibilities under these two major programs.

EPA-Enforcement-Roundup-Week-of-12-13

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.

EPA-Enforcement-Roundup-Week-of-11-8

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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US EPA this week announced the addition of ten sites to its National Priorities List (NPL). Sites on the NPL are those designated to undergo cleanup of hazardous substances and are commonly referred to as “Superfund” sites.

Clean-Air-Act-CERCLA-and-EPCRA-Fines-for-Food-Proc

For alleged violations of multiple US environmental laws and regulations stemming from a release of anhydrous ammonia, a bakery and distribution company in Chelsea and Lawrence, MA will pay $156,000 in civil penalties. In addition to the fine, the company will furnish emergency response equipment to local emergency responders, at an estimated cost of $119,000.

CEO-Convicted-for-Superfund-Superfraud

The CEO of a Canadian environmental services company has been convicted of major fraud against the United States for orchestrating a kickback scheme that netted his firm “tens of millions of dollars in soil treatment and disposal contracts,” according to a Department of Justice press release.

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