Category Archives: EPA Regulations

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

EPA Orders Allied BioScience to Stop Selling and Distributing SurfaceWise2

News Releases from Headquarters 07/08/2021 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (July 8, 2021) —The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order (SSURO) to Allied BioScience for their product SurfaceWise2. SurfaceWise2, a residual antimicrobial surface coating, was previously authorized for emergency use in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas to help address the COVID-19 pandemic.  EPA investigations found the company was marketing, selling, and distributing SurfaceWise2 in…
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Settlement Leads to Halt of Scrap Metal Releases into Mt. Hope Bay

News Releases from Region 0105/28/2021Contact Information: SOMERSET, MASS. – Under a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Patriot Stevedoring & Logistics, the port operator at Brayton Point in Somerset, Mass. has changed its system for loading scrap metal in order to avoid illegally discharging scrap metal into Mt. Hope Bay, in violation of the…
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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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