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.
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.