Category Archives: EPA Regulations

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

EPA Corrects the Record after Reckless Reporting on Temporary Compliance Guidance

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 03/30/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (March 30, 2020) — The mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment, and during this time of unprecedented public health concerns, that mission is even more critical. On March 26, EPA released a temporary policy regarding the agency's…
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EPA Announces Enforcement Discretion Policy for COVID-19 Pandemic

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 03/26/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (March 26, 2020) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is mindful of the health and safety of the public, as well as our staff, and those of Federal Agencies, State and Local Governments, Tribes, Regulated Entities, Contractors, and Non-governmental Organizations during the…
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U.S. Pipeline Company to Modify Its National Operations to Implement Safeguards Resulting from Oil Spill

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) Company Also Required to Pay Over $60 Million in Penalties,Clean-up Costs and Natural Resource Assessment Costs and Damages 03/13/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (March 13, 2020) — Federal officials announced a civil settlement with Plains All American Pipeline L.P. and Plains Pipeline L.P. (Plains) arising out of Plains’ violations…
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EPA Settlement with Dyno Nobel Will Prevent Millions of Pounds of Pollution From Entering Missouri Waterways

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 02/27/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (February 27, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Dyno Nobel, Inc. (Dyno Nobel) has reached a settlement with the United States to address violations of the Clean Water Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act at Dyno…
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