ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice announced Nov. 22 that CTS Corp., Mills Gap Road Associates and Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. will spend roughly $9 million on an interim cleanup at the CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site in Asheville, North Carolina.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Oct. 27 that an enforcement action has led to K.R. Rezendes Inc., an excavation company, and Bacon-Agostini Construction Co. Inc., a general contractor, correcting alleged violations of the EPA permit to discharge stormwater.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Oct. 27 that Specialty Materials Inc., a manufacturer of fiber products in Lowell, Massachusetts, will pay $150,000 after allegations of violating the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Massachusetts waste management regulations.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Oct. 31 that Shoreside Petroleum Inc. paid $89,000 after allegations of violating federal clean air rules designed to prevent toxic air pollution at the company’s fuel terminals in Seward and Cordova, Alaska.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Oct. 31 that Mitsuya Boeki USA Inc. of Saddlebrook, New Jersey, will settle allegations of violating federal rules requiring manufacturers and importers to provide the EPA with information on the production and use of large quantities of chemicals.
Under the settlement, the German automaker is required to spend up to $10 billion on vehicle buybacks and owner compensation. It also must pay $2.7 billion into a trust to support environmental programs and reduce emissions, and spend an additional $2 billion on investments and promotion of zero emissions vehicles.
LENEXA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that its Region 7 reached a proposed administrative settlement with North Cascade Road Developers LLC after allegations the company violated Section 402 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Timber Hyrst Estates residential development in Dubuque, Iowa.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in September that it had settled with Lucas-Milhaupt Warwick LLC over allegations the company failed to file the proper “Toxic Release Inventory” (TRI) reporting forms for copper and silver for 2012, 2013 and 2014, in violation of the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced efforts to carry out requirements of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act and reduce exposure to certain persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals.