Category Archives: EPA Regulations

Latest news and information directly from the EPA related to new or updated regulations.

EPA Issues Fuel Waiver for Select Areas Impacted by Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA)05/11/2021Contact Information: WASHINGTON (May 11, 2021) — In response to the recent ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan today issued an emergency fuel waiver to help alleviate fuel shortages in states whose supply of reformulated gasoline has been impacted by the pipeline…
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EPA Issues Fuel Waiver for Twelve States and the District of Columbia Impacted by Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA)05/11/2021Contact Information: WASHINGTON (May 11, 2021) — In response to the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan today issued a second emergency fuel waiver to help alleviate fuel shortages in states whose supply of gasoline has been impacted by the pipeline shutdown. This second…
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EPA reaches settlements with eight Washington renovators for lead-based paint violations

News Releases from Region 10 05/04/2021 Contact Information:  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached settlements with eight residential home renovators in Washington for violations of federal lead-based paint regulations. Lead-contaminated dust from chipped or peeling lead-based paint in homes built prior to 1978 is one of the most common causes of elevated blood lead…
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EPA Settlement with Trucking Company will Improve Safety Measures at No. Smithfield, R.I. Facility

News Releases from Region 01 04/20/2021 Contact Information:  N. SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Under a recent settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), N&D Transportation Company, Inc. has corrected alleged violations of chemical safety regulations and will pay a settlement penalty of $314,658 to settle claims that the company violated chemical accident prevention laws at…
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