CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Crystal Clean LLC of Elgin, Illinois, will pay $400,000 for new energy-efficient lighting at several schools in Gary, Indiana, to resolve allegations of violating rules regarding the handling of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced.
Syngenta Crop Protection LLC in Greensboro, North Carolina, will pay $766,508 in civil penalties and spend $436,990 to perform a Supplemental Environmental Project after allegations of violating the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have released finalized standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in order to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon pollution.
LENEXA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed settlement with the city of Columbia, Missouri, that resolves allegations the city violated the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants from the Columbia Landfill and Yard Waste Composting Facility.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced Bayer CropScience LP will pay $5.6 million for penalty and safety improvements after allegations it violated federal chemical accident prevention laws. The alleged violations occurred in 2008 at Bayer’s facility in Institute, W. Va., where an explosion killed two people.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — Clearview Home Improvements Inc. has been fined $58,450 for allegedly failing to comply with the federal Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule while working at seven residential properties in Southern California, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A motion by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking for the immediate dismissal of a case that alleges the EPA erroneously applied regulatory exemptions to seeds coated with neonicotinoid pesticides has been denied by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
LENEXA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced Vita Craft Corporation, as part of a settlement, has agreed to install equipment designed to fully eliminate emissions of the hazardous air pollutant perchloroethylene (PCE). Vita Craft’s decision to implement this equipment goes beyond what the company is required to do by law.