Contact Us

Newsroom

News Releases - Compliance and Enforcement

 

(5090 records in this collection)
Later Releases | Earlier Releases

12/17/2013Oregon Companies Settle with EPA for Illegal Disposal of Millions of Pounds of Reactive Hazardous Waste
12/12/2013EPA Takes Action to Protect Farm Workers in Puerto Rico; Bayer CropScience to Initiate Measures to Protect Workers and Pay $53,000 Penalty
12/05/2013Seattle marine engine dealer agrees to pay penalty, change engines in federal clean air case
12/03/2013Twin Falls fish farm settles with EPA for water pollution violations
11/25/2013Supplier for Embalming Chemicals Takes Action to Improve Safety at Facilities under Settlement
11/20/2013Puerto Rico Land Authority Agrees to Stop Clearing Wetlands in Guanica, Puerto Rico; Will Mitigate Damage Done
11/20/2013EPA Fines Fisher Sand and Gravel $150,000 for dust violations
11/19/2013Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to close contaminated wells, protect groundwater in EPA agreement
11/19/2013Cabot Corporation Agrees to Spend Over $84 Million to Control Harmful Air Pollution at Texas, Louisiana Facilities
11/14/2013Chemical Company Failed to Disclose Public Health Risks, Judge Rules in Favor of EPA
11/13/2013City of Shreveport Agrees to $342 Million Sewer System Upgrade to Comply with Clean Water Act
11/07/2013Settlement Collects Cleanup Costs for Birch Swamp Road Superfund Site in Warren, R.I.
11/06/2013Shreveport Plant Installs Fence-line Monitors
to Safeguard Workers and Local Community
11/05/2013Newfield Production Company to pay $600K penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations on the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (Utah)
11/01/2013Progressive Nutrition of Norfolk, Neb., to Pay $125,000 for Settlement of Federal Pesticide Violations
10/31/2013EPA Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Arkansas
10/29/2013EPA Fines Phoenix-based Company $95,000 for PCB violations
10/28/2013HBD/Thermoid Inc. Agrees to $371,075 Settlement for Alleged Violations of Clean Air Act at Chanute, Kan., Facility
10/28/2013Former Winchester, Idaho hotel owner settles with EPA for asbestos demolition violations
10/28/2013Methuen Mass. School Bus Company Pays $33K Penalty for Excessive Idling
10/25/2013County Edge Dairy Inc. to Pay $20,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at its Inwood, Iowa, Facility
10/23/2013Ritchie Enterprises Inc., of Sullivan, Mo., to Pay $30,000 for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
10/23/2013Kansas and Illinois Pesticide Distributors to Pay Penalties Totaling $96,640 for Distributing Misbranded Pesticides
10/23/2013EPA Orders Middletown, NY to Address Clean Water Act Violations
10/23/2013EPA Reaches Settlement with Goshen, New York Company for Violations of Federal Toxics Law
10/18/2013Dyno Nobel Inc. to Pay $257,167 for Clean Air Act and Risk Management Program Violations at Two Facilities in Missouri
09/30/2013City of Tacoma settles with EPA for violating federal rules on PCBs in used oil
09/30/2013EPA Obtains Warrant to Address Over 1000 Drums and Containers at New Jersey Facility; Ongoing Investigation Reveals Presence of Hazardous Materials (Photos Available via Web Link)
09/24/2013EPA Fines BIA $136,000 for Keams Canyon Drinking Water Violations on the Hopi Reservation
09/23/2013Griffin Bros. Inc. settles with EPA for violating federal pesticide rules in Salem, OR
09/20/2013Texas Refinery WIll Pay $8.75 Million for Failing to Comply with Enforcement Settlement to Resolve Air Violations
09/19/2013CITGO Agrees to Reduce Air Pollution and Pay Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Refineries in Louisiana and Illinois
09/19/2013Hancock County, Iowa, Cattle Feeder Agrees to Innovative Settlement for Violating Water Permit
09/19/2013Asarco agrees to pay $146,600 for PCB violations at Hayden copper smelter
09/18/2013Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson settles with EPA for hazardous waste law violations
09/16/2013EPA Strengthens S.S. Badger Consent Decree in Response to Public Comments; Penalties Increased for Failing to Cease Coal Ash Discharge to Lake Michigan at End of 2014 Sailing Season
09/13/2013Post Foods to Spend More than $2 Million for Air Violations at Modesto Cereal Plant
09/12/2013EPA Orders Work at Cameron, Smith Lake Chapter Mines
09/10/2013Settlement with Town of Timmonsville and City of Florence will Resolve Drinking Water and Sewer Problems
09/10/2013Columbia, S.C., Agrees to Major Sewer System Upgrades
09/05/2013EPA fines Shell for Clean Air Act permit violations during offshore oil exploration in Alaska
09/05/2013EPA Launches New Online Mapping Tool for Environmental Impact Statements
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway To Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide /
Largest case ever under Clean Air Act’s ozone protection requirements
09/04/2013EPA reaches settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway to Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide
09/03/2013Public Availability Meeting Scheduled Thursday, Sept. 5, for Chicago Heights Boulevard Site in St. Louis County, Mo.
09/03/2013EPA Requires HA International to Reduce Hazardous Air Emissions at Illinois Facility

08/29/2013Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over
$750,000 to Improve Emission Controls
08/29/2013Two California Firms and Owner Agree to Settle Clean Air Act Violations Stemming From Illegal Import of Vehicles
08/27/2013Family Dollar, Inc., Pays $602,438 Penalty for Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides
08/26/2013EPA focusing on industrial stormwater compliance, targeting a serious threat to Puget Sound water quality
08/23/2013Big West Oil to spend $18M on emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at North Salt Lake refinery
08/23/2013Hazardous Waste Settlement Leads to School Cleanups in 60 Schools in R.I. and Mass.
08/21/2013United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Reach Agreement with AK Steel Corporation to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
08/20/2013Yakima fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules
08/19/2013Companies in Illinois, Nebraska to Pay Settlements Totaling $84,387 for Distribution of Misbranded or Mislabeled Pesticides
08/19/2013Idaho sugar company failed to prevent industrial stormwater discharges, violated federal clean water rules
08/14/2013Abilene Products Co., Inc., Agrees to $90,660 Settlement for Violations of Clean Air Act at Abilene, Kan., Fertilizer Facility
08/12/2013Salem, Mass. Contractor Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
08/08/2013Meriden Conn. Company Pays Fine for Hazardous Waste Violations
08/05/2013Port of Tacoma settles with EPA, Department of Justice for damaging wetlands in violation of Clean Water Act
08/05/2013Maralex Disposal to pay $89,900 penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations at disposal well on Southern Ute Reservation (Colo.)
08/02/2013Fry’s Electronics Fined $50,000 by U.S. EPA for Making Unsubstantiated Health Claims
08/01/2013NEWS BRIEF: Final report available from investigation of injection wells at Lahaina wastewater facility
07/31/2013Chevron to pay $384,000 penalty and improve emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Salt Lake City refinery
07/31/2013Billerica, Mass. Company to Pay $2.6+ Million for Alleged Pesticide Violations
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/31/2013Compliance with environmental laws helps protect air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
07/31/2013EPA Proposes Rule to Modernize Clean Water Act Reporting / E-reporting initiative will increase efficiency, ease burden for states and improve public access to data
07/31/2013Springfield, Mass. Housing Authority Settles Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Case
07/29/2013Fife, Washington ice manufacturer failed to notify emergency responders of hazardous chemical release
07/25/2013Prudent Technologies to Pay $65,450 Penalty for Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule at Omaha Lead Site
07/25/2013Sorrento settles with EPA for chemical management violations at Nampa, Idaho plant
07/23/2013San Antonio Agrees to $1.1 Billion Upgrade Sewer Systems to Comply With Clean Water Act
07/18/2013United States Reaches an Agreement with XTO Energy to Prevent Waste Spills from Natural Gas Exploration and Production
07/17/2013Florida Man and His Corporation Sentenced for Wetlands Violations in Panama City
07/17/2013Perma-Fix Northwest Richland settles with EPA for waste management violations
07/17/2013Florida Man and His Corporation Sentenced for Wetlands Violations in Panama City
07/17/2013School Bus Company to Install Automatic Idle Shut-off Controls and Pay Penalties under the Clean Air Act
07/16/2013Laconia N.H. Company Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards
07/11/2013Nature's Best, LLC, to Pay $19,669 Civil Penalty for Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
07/11/2013Companies to pay penalty, reduce harmful emissions from Hagerstown cement plant
07/11/2013Settlement with City of Wilmington, New Hanover County and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will Reduce Sewer Overflows
07/11/2013R.I. Property Management Company Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards in Providence
07/10/2013Shell Oil To Spend Over $115 Million to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution at Houston Area Refinery And Chemical Plant
07/08/2013Hercules to Pay $2 Million Penalty for Violations at Resin Disposal Superfund Site, Jefferson Borough
07/02/2013Kansas Department of Transportation to Pay $477,500 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Three Construction Sites
07/02/2013Deseret Generation and Transmission Co-operative agrees to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Utah Power Plant
07/01/2013Energy Department settles with EPA for waste management violations at Hanford
07/01/2013EPA Warns Against Use of Refrigerant Substitutes That Pose Fire and Explosion Risk
06/28/2013United States and Tennessee Reach Agreement with King Pharmaceuticals LLC to Resolve Allegations of Clean Air Act Violations
06/26/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with SunCoke Energy for Clean Air Violations at Plants in Illinois and Ohio
06/25/2013Oregon and Idaho property managers failed to disclose lead paint hazards to renters
06/21/2013W/T Land and Cattle settles with EPA for water pollution violations
06/19/2013Settlement with Ash Grove Cement Company to Reduce Thousands of Tons of Air Emissions
06/13/2013United States and Arkansas File Joint Complaint Against ExxonMobil for Pegasus Pipeline Oil Spill in Mayflower, Arkansas
06/13/2013MassDOT and Contractor Fined for Clean Water Violations
06/12/2013New Haven, Conn. Cold Storage Warehouse Fined for Release of Toxic Ammonia from Facility
06/11/2013FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho

Later Releases | Earlier Releases