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EPA settles with Bridgeview Aerosol on hazardous waste violations; includes $30,000 penalty

Release Date: 09/18/2009
Contact Information: Kären Thompson, 312-353-8547, thompson.karen@epa.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
No. 09-OPA173

CHICAGO (Sept. 18, 2009) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has reached an agreement with Bridgeview Aerosol LLC, Bridgeview, Ill., for alleged violations of federal and state regulations on hazardous waste. The manufacturer of various automotive and household aerosol products has agreed to pay a penalty of $30,000.

Bridgeview Aerosol, located at 8407 S. 77th Ave., was cited for violating Resource Conservation and Recovery Act requirements for treating, managing and disposing of hazardous waste, including failure to mark, label and keep hazardous waste containers closed; and comply with training, monitoring, inspection and recording requirements

Under RCRA, EPA regulates hazardous waste from production to final disposal.

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