Category Archives: EPA Regulations

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

EPA orders facility improvements at Satala Shipyard and Tafuna facility

News Releases from Region 0906/06/2019Contact Information: AMERICAN SAMOA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached an agreement with the Territory of American Samoa and the American Samoa Shipyard Services Authority to improve conditions at the Satala Shipyard and an inland facility in Tafuna. “These actions will protect the community and coastal waters from pollution…
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Rumford, Rhode Island Developer Settles EPA PCB Handling Allegations

News Releases from Region 0105/29/2019Contact Information: RUMFORD, R.I. – The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that a Rhode Island developer who owns a multi-use complex in Rumford that was once an industrial facility has come into compliance with federal laws regulating toxic chemicals. Bourne Holdings LLC of Pawtucket, R.I. agreed to pay a penalty…
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EPA and DOJ Proposed Settlement improves safety of Chelsea, Massachusetts facility dealing with dangerous chemicals

News Releases from Region 01 05/22/2019 Contact Information:  Chelsea, Mass. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a proposed settlement with Kayem Foods, Inc. to resolve alleged violations of the Risk Management regulations issued by EPA under Section 112(r)(7) of the Clean Air Act. Under the Risk Management regulations, Kayem Foods is required…
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EPA Gets the Word Out on Lead Paint in New Hampshire and Maine Seacoast

News Releases from Region 01 05/01/2019 Contact Information:  PORTLAND/PORTSMOUTH – During the spring and summer of 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New England regional office conducted a targeted initiative to improve compliance with laws that protect children from lead paint poisoning in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire and Maine.   During the…
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