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  • 2018
  • The EPA must issue a final rule for periodic reporting of the manufacture of mercury or mercury-added products, or intentional uses of mercury in the manufacturing process, by June 22, 2018. (chemicalprocessing.com)
  • Settlement
  • The settlement is the result of closely coordinated enforcement actions by EPA and HUD against TCB and 23 associated property owners. (epa.gov)
  • Under the terms of this settlement, one of the largest administrative cases filed under the Lead Disclosure Rule, TCB will pay the $200,000 civil penalty, to be split equally between EPA and HUD. (epa.gov)
  • For example, in July 2017, the United States reached a settlement agreement with a third party to conduct response actions at three parcels within the Middlefield-Ellis-Whisman Superfund study area in Mountain View, California so that the properties will meet standards that are protective for residential redevelopment. (epa.gov)
  • As part of its settlement with the EPA, ASARCO agreed to spend $150 million to install new equipment and pollution control technology to reduce toxic emissions at its century-old smelter in Hayden, Arizona. (courthousenews.com)
  • 2001
  • 2001 - The EPA didn't save them! (ehso.com)
  • In 2001, an EPA enforcement action against several swine CAFOs in Kansas reported that a woman living down-gradient from a facility with high nitrate levels had five miscarriages. (ewg.org)
  • Seaboard Farms also operates the Kansas CAFOs cited in the 2001 EPA enforcement order that reported the multiple miscarriages suffered by a woman living down-gradient from one of the facilities. (ewg.org)
  • penalty
  • Boston, Mass. - March 27, 2009) - A large, Boston-based real estate corporation, The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB), and nearly two dozen associated property owners have agreed to pay a $200,000 penalty and spend more than $2 million in lead paint abatement work at residential properties to settle an enforcement action brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). (epa.gov)
  • 12/21/2006) EPA fines Syngenta $1.5 million for distributing unregistered genetically engineered pesticide - Syngenta Seeds, Inc., of Golden Valley, Minn., has agreed to pay a $1.5 million penalty to EPA for selling and distributing seed corn that contained an unregistered genetically engineered pesticide called Bt 10. (ehso.com)
  • Syngenta
  • According to an administrative consent agreement filed by EPA Region 7 in Kansas City, Kan., inspections of Syngenta's Omaha facility and a business in Chesapeake, Va., in March and April 2011 found that between March 4 and April 5, 2011, Syngenta had received 16 imported shipments of Azoxystrobin Technical, a fungicide, whose bags were not labeled with an accepted EPA label. (epa.gov)
  • EPA found a bulk tank of Lumax Selective Herbicide, owned by Syngenta, whose label was missing a required warning statement about the required use of personal protective equipment by persons using the pesticide. (epa.gov)
  • investigation
  • If the U.S. Customs Service confiscates your CFCs/HCFCs, you might become the subject of an investigation by the Customs Service and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). (epa.gov)
  • An EPA investigation found ASARCO violated the Clean Air Act by failing to control hazardous air pollutants like arsenic and lead spewing from the Hayden smelter. (courthousenews.com)
  • But an investigation by Waterkeeper Alliance and EWG found that Scott Pruitt - the state's attorney general since 2011 and President Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency - has not taken a single legal action to enforce Oklahoma's stringent water quality laws and protect the public from a pollutant that can be deadly for infants. (ewg.org)
  • pollution
  • 12/21/2006) Mercedes-Benz pays $1.2 million for Clean Air Act violation and spends $59 million for voluntary recall - Mercedes-Benz will pay $1.2 million in civil penalties to resolve its failure to promptly notify EPA about air pollution control defects on numerous 1998 - 2006 model vehicles. (ehso.com)
  • Using a nuisance action to control widespread air pollution proved inadequate in other ways as well. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Indiana is one of 27 suing the EPA over its Clean Power Plan, which would require reductions in climate-altering greenhouse-gas pollution from electric utilities. (usatoday.com)
  • pesticides
  • The FQPA calls for a comprehensive overhaul of pesticide policies and we are working with leading scientists and other interested groups to update and reinvent our procedures and scientific approaches as called for by this law," said Dr. Lynn Goldman, EPA Assistant Administrator for Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances. (epa.gov)
  • EPA is also continuing to consult with the ongoing Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, including the formation of a working group to address such major new efforts on the development of consumer right-to-know information on pesticides for display in retail stores. (epa.gov)
  • Substances
  • A detailed list (http://www.epa.gov/ozone/science/ods/index.html) of class I and class II substances with their ODPs, GWPs, and CAS numbers are available. (epa.gov)
  • tough
  • Prior to the lawsuits, the four dairies were hit with tough EPA enforcement actions in March 2013. (agweb.com)
  • Believing the four dairies caused the elevated nitrate levels in Yakima Valley drinking water, EPA entered into tough consent decrees with them under the Safe Drinking Water Act. (agweb.com)
  • FQPA
  • EPA reviewed 273 tolerances for a group of ten synthetic pyrethroid insecticides in the largest pesticide tolerance assessment since the inception of the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996. (epa.gov)
  • Among the major reforms of FQPA are requirements that EPA routinely address a number of new considerations in establishing tolerances for pesticide residues in food. (epa.gov)
  • Tribes
  • or (3) in states or tribes that do not have the resources, expertise, or the will to take action, or that seek assistance from the Agency-and all of these actions are taken in coordination with the states or tribes. (epa.gov)
  • Region
  • Access to the system is restricted to EPA Region 1 users only. (epa.gov)
  • In addition, due to the sensitivity of the data that may be tracked by the system, access to EARS is limited to Region 1 Enforcement Specialists and attorneys, their supervisors, and their support personnel including on-site support contractors. (epa.gov)
  • Don't know which EPA Region You are in? (ehso.com)
  • violation
  • This agreement resolves EPA and HUD's allegations that TCB and the owners failed to inform tenants that their homes might contain potentially dangerous levels of lead -- in violation of the federal Lead Disclosure Rule -- at properties in eleven Massachusetts and Connecticut communities. (epa.gov)
  • specifically
  • It specifically displays the Owner/Transporter/Generator party status, the party's defense to liability, the operational history (from cradle to grave) of any facility or corporation associated with the party, any citations to EPA policy, any leads and any interviews with the party or persons having knowledge of the party). (epa.gov)
  • tolerances
  • The action included establishing final tolerances for 47 time-limited tolerances which were due to expire on Nov. 15. (epa.gov)
  • Million
  • On June 10, 2013, EPA issued a unilateral administrative order (UAO) for remedial design/remedial action (RD/RA) to FMC to implement an interim response action, estimated to cost $57 million, to address contamination at its former phosphorus processing facility that is located within the boundaries of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in Idaho. (epa.gov)
  • Food processor: Defended State of Michigan enforcement regarding wastewater discharges and groundwater quality issues, supervised community relations, expanded wastewater treatment system ($4 million) over several years. (millercanfield.com)
  • effectiveness
  • The Government Accounting Office was asked by the US Congress to examine the resources the US government has spent on fresh produce safety and how it has allocated those resources, and investigate the effectiveness of federal actions to oversee fresh produce safety. (newswithviews.com)
  • Chemical
  • But, according to Sourcewatch.org , "the firm's first ongoing client was FMC Corporation, 'a chemical company negotiating with the EPA over the cleanup of arsenic-contaminated soil at a factory near Buffalo, N.Y.' In a May 2005 interview, Whitman said she had not worked directly with FMC, but would likely advise them on 'how to improve their image' and gain 'access to the people they need to speak to. (llrx.com)
  • Risks
  • This group of ten pyrethroids were granted 3-year conditional registrations because EPA has not yet completed its assessment of potential risks to aquatic invertebrates and fish. (epa.gov)
  • found
  • However, the final rule also codifies a number of EPA interpretations of the rules found in letters and memoranda that the EPA has written over the years. (multibriefs.com)
  • Search
  • EARS information assists the regional enforcement team in tracking various types of information relating to Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) investigations from the PRP Search phase through the Post General Notice Letter (GNL) phase. (epa.gov)
  • address
  • In addition, GAO analysts were requested to investigate the extent to which planned actions to enhance fresh produce oversight address identified challenges. (newswithviews.com)
  • Facility
  • Collaborate with other managers to identify the requirements that apply to your facility, ask the right questions, and make the right decisions about EPA compliance. (lion.com)
  • requirements
  • EPA registration requirements also protect consumers by ensuring that products are formulated in accordance with the product label. (epa.gov)
  • News
  • Disclaimer: The following news stories are all taken verbatim from EPA releases, so don't even think of trying to sue us if you or your firm's name is here! (ehso.com)
  • Office
  • This action sends a clear message to landlords and home sellers that they have a responsibility to tell tenants and home buyers about potential lead hazards' said Jon L. Gant, Director of HUD's Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control. (epa.gov)
  • Enforcement is performed within EPA by the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance . (epa.gov)
  • Public
  • After Whitman left the EPA on May 21, 2003, she founded a public relations firm, Whitman Strategy Group. (llrx.com)
  • data
  • The primary producers and registrants of the ten pyrethroids formed a task force to facilitate and expedite gathering the data requested by EPA. (epa.gov)
  • country
  • That made the dairies "the most highly regulated, watched and tested dairies in the country by the EPA," said attorney Deb Kristensen, who has been part of the dairies' defense team. (agweb.com)
  • With this one case EPA is generating high-value results in communities across the country. (epa.gov)