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  • U.S EPA requires California companies to improve oil spill prevention plans

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the resolution of a series of settlements under the Clean Water Act with Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., in Newark, Calif., and Cargill Corporation, in Fullerton, Calif., for violations of federal oil pollution prevention regulations. Safety-Kleen will pay a $90,000 penalty and Cargill will pay a $45,000 penalty to resolve the violations at ...

  • The whole package - containerised solutions

    As specialists in UV disinfection for the municipal drinking water market, atg UV Technology are now offering a range of mobile, containerised and turn-key UV disinfection plants. Designed to fully meet the requirements of the UK DWI (Drinking Water Inspectorate) February 2010 Guidelines on UV Disinfection for Potable Water Supplies, the atg UV Technology design provides a range of ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • EPA Issues ICR Concerning Health Effects Research Requirements for Manufacturers of Fuels and Fuel Additives

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the February 20, 2013, Federal Register a notice announcing its intent to extend an Information Collection Request (ICR) concerning "Registration of Fuels and Fuel Additives -- Health-Effects Research Requirements for Manufacturers." Manufacturers (including importers) of fuels and additives designated by EPA, including motor-vehicle ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Issues ICR Concerning Health Effects Research Requirements for Manufacturers of Fuels and Fuel Additives

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the February 20, 2013, Federal Registera notice announcing its intent to extend an Information Collection Request (ICR) concerning "Registration of Fuels and Fuel Additives -- Health-Effects Research Requirements for Manufacturers." Manufacturers (including importers) of fuels and additives designated by EPA, including motor-vehicle ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Settles Alleged Violations of Safety Standards at Pretium Packaging Plants in Manchester, Pa and Muscatine, Iowa

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Pretium Packaging, LLC will pay a $75,860 penalty to settle alleged violations of federal risk management requirements at two plastic bottle manufacturing facilities - - one in Manchester, Pa. and another now-closed facility in Muscatine, Iowa. EPA cited the Missouri-based company for violating the Clean Air Act’s risk management ...

  • Wilco-Winfield, LLC, Oregon pesticide re-packager, settles with EPA for pesticide violations at its Mt. Angel facility

    Wilco-Winfield, LLC, an Oregon pesticide refilling and repackaging company, has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). The action was taken following an inspection conducted by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) in February 2013. As part of the settlement, EPA assessed a ...

  • US and UK authorities clamp down on packaging waste

    With Wal-Mart mandating reductions in packaging, the cost of fuel for freight shipments increasing every day, and everyone realizing that the “other” petroleum product—plastic—should be used more efficiently too, the past year has brought a sudden interest not only in product ingredients, but in how products are packaged. At a very basic level, the more packaging there is on a product, the ...

  • Dudley, Mass. Packaging Plant to Pay Nearly $485K Penalty for Environmental Violations

    A packaging company has agreed to pay $484,900 in penalties to settle EPA claims that it violated numerous federal and state environmental regulations at its liquid and aerosol packaging facility in Dudley, Mass. According to EPA’s complaint, filed in Sept. 2012, Shield Packaging Company, Inc. violated rules regarding hazardous waste management, chemical accident prevention, hazardous ...

  • ‘The Whole Package ‘- Self-contained, mobile and fully equipped drinking water plants.

    As specialists in UV disinfection for the municipal drinking water market, atg UV Technology are now offering a range of mobile, containerised and turn-key UV disinfection plants. Designed to fully meet the requirements of the UK DWI (Drinking Water Inspectorate) February 2010 Guidelines on UV Disinfection for Potable Water Supplies, the atg UV Technology design provides a range of ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • EPA to scrutinize environmental impact of Bisphenol A

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a number of actions to address the potential effects of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in the manufacture of a wide range of consumer and industrial products. The BPA action plan released today focuses on the environmental impacts of BPA and will look to add BPA to EPA’s list of chemicals of concern and require testing related to ...

  • EPA announces BPA action plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its action plan on bisphenol A (BPA). In its press release, EPA states that the BPA action plan 'focuses on the environmental impacts of BPA and will look to add BPA to EPA's list of chemicals of concern and require testing related to environmental effects.' EPA notes that, in January 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The EMS1304 EPA Compliant Opacity Monitor

    High Performance Opacity Monitoring System with Double-Pass Transmissometer does not have to mean complicated -The Model 1304 uses field proven and time tested optics and circuitry that is simple yet accurate. Each monitor and all its components are of the highest quality, pre-tested at the factory to your site specifications. The simple to follow instructions will have your monitor ready for ...

  • Douglas products and packaging of Liberty, Mo., to Pay $6,237 civil penalty for failure to file notice of imported pesticide

    Douglas Products and Packaging LLC, an agrichemical company in Liberty, Mo., has agreed to pay a $6,237 civil penalty to the United States for failing to provide EPA with a required notice that it had imported a nearly 25-ton shipment of pesticide from China. According to an administrative consent agreement filed by EPA Region 7 in Kansas City, Kan., the Agency was notified on May 19, 2011, that ...

  • EPA announces new guidelines for Energy Star Homes

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing new, more rigorous guidelines for new homes that earn the Energy Star label. Compared to the current Energy Star guidelines, the new requirements will make qualified new homes at least 20 percent more efficient than homes built to the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) – slashing utility bills for qualified homes by 15 ...

  • Food waste a priority for Ireland, says EPA

    Food waste has been highlighted as a top priority in Ireland to ensure the country doesn’t miss EU diversion targets for biodegradable municipal waste. Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency has published The National Waste Report 2007, stating food waste “is a priority”. Other progress indicators were that overall general waste generation had not increased from 2006. And, recycling rates had ...

  • EPA to Publish ANPR Concerning Testing of BPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently scheduled to publish on July 26, 2011, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) concerning testing of bisphenol A (BPA). EPA will request comments on requiring toxicity testing to determine the potential for BPA to cause adverse effects, including endocrine-related effects, in environmental organisms at low concentrations. EPA ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA to publish ANPR concerning testing of BPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently scheduled to publish on July 26, 2011, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) concerning testing of bisphenol A (BPA). EPA will request comments on requiring toxicity testing to determine the potential for BPA to cause adverse effects, including endocrine-related effects, in environmental organisms at low concentrations. EPA ...


    By Acta Group

  • NACWA applauds House economic recovery package’s US$6bn for clean water SRF

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is pleased that US$6 billion for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) was included in draft legislation unveiled by the House Appropriations Committee today to help boost the economy.  The CWSRF funding is significant not only because it will help provide thousands of good jobs within the next few months to get America working ...

  • EPA Proposes Revisions to Minimum Risk Exemption for Pesticides

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed on December 31, 2012, a new rule intended to address a long-standing enforcement issue that has vexed federal and state inspectors for years. 77 Fed. Reg. 76979. The proposed rule would require that active and inert ingredients permitted in products eligible for the exemption from registration under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA conditionally registers Nanosilver as a new active ingredient

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on December 1, 2011, that it granted a conditional registration for a pesticide product containing nanosilver as a new active ingredient. This memorandum provides additional information regarding this momentous regulatory achievement. HeiQ AGS-20 is a silver-based antimicrobial pesticide product that will be incorporated into textiles to ...


    By Acta Group

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