Violations

EPA Fines Wharton Chemical for Hazardous Waste Violations

DALLAS – (March 10, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently conducted a compliance evaluation of Wharton Chemical in Hungerford, Texas. The evaluation revealed violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) related to the storage and handling of hazardous waste at the facility...

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EPA Environmental Appeals Board Upholds $600,000 RCRA Penalty

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) has upheld the results of an EPA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) enforcement action involving hazardous waste storage that was initiated in 2011 against Chem-Solv, Inc. and Austin Holdings-VA, L.L.C...

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Enforcement Case Report

Case Summary: 2/16/12 - CONSENT AGMT ISSUED, ASSESSING A PENALTY OF $18,620 DUE WITHIN 30 DAYS. ON FEB 25, 2010, AN INSPECTION (CEI) WAS CONDUCTED BY EPA AND TDEC. ON AUG 23, 2010, EPA SUBMITTED AN INFO REQUEST LETTER (IRL) TO RESPONDENT IN ORDER TO OBTAIN ADD'L INFO ABOUT RESPONDENT'S CONDUCT OF ITS HAZ WASTE MGMT PROGRAM...

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GE To Pay $2.25 Mln Penalty For Violating Federal, State Pollution Laws

General Electric Co. (GE) has agreed to pay a $2.25 million civil penalty to resolve a complaint alleging violations of federal and state environmental laws in connection with GE's use of an incinerator at a manufacturing facility that it once owned and operated in Waterford, New York, announced the...

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EPA settlement with NASA resolves environmental violations at Goddard Space Flight Center

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has agreed to pay a $50,660 penalty to settle alleged violations of federal environmental regulations at the Goddard Space Flight Center...

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EPA fines firms $140K in 2010 Anchorage hazardous waste case

Two companies owned by an Alaska Native corporation will pay more than $140,000 in federal fines over claims they illegally handled hazardous Anchorage construction waste in 2010. The Environmental Protection Agency announced the settlements Wednesday...

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Enforcement Case Report

7/18/13 - CONSENT AGMT ISSUED, ASSESSING A PENALTY OF $32,130, DUE WITHIN 30 DAYS.ALLEGATIONS:ON SEPT 18, 2011, EPA CONDUCTED A MULTI-MEDIA COMPLIANCE EVALUATION INSPECTION (CEI) PURSUANT TO THE FEDERAL FACILITIES ENFORCEMENT OFFICE INSPECTION INITIATIVE AT RESPONDENT'S FACILITY. DURING THE CEI, THE INSPECTION...

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