Category Archives: EPA Regulations

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

EPA AND JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCE $245 MILLION AGREEMENT FOR CLEANUP AT THE ALLIED PAPER INC./PORTAGE CREEK/KALAMAZOO RIVER SUPERFUND SITE

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 12/11/2019 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (December 11, 2019) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Justice, the Kalamazoo River Natural Resource Trustee Council, and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) today announced a proposed consent decree that would require NCR Corp. to…
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Settlement With Lehigh Cement Company and Lehigh White Cement Company to Reduce Air Emissions of Thousands of Tons of Pollutants

News Releases from Headquarters 12/03/2019 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (December 3, 2019) -Lehigh Cement Company LLC (Lehigh) and Lehigh White Cement Company, LLC (Lehigh White) have agreed to invest approximately $12 million in pollution control technology at their 11 portland cement manufacturing plants in eight states to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, announced…
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EPA Requires Additional Manganese Safeguards at Watco Facility in Chicago

News Releases from Region 0511/12/2019Contact Information: CHICAGO (November 12, 2019) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced an administrative consent order requiring Watco Terminal and Port Services to limit handling, storing and shipping of bulk manganese-containing materials to and from its Chicago facility by Jan. 31, 2020. Bulk manganese-containing materials are those materials which are…
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EPA Work in Vermont Helping Reduce Lead Paint Exposure Risks Among Children

News Releases from Region 01 10/31/2019 Contact Information:  BURLINGTON, Vt. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking steps to address the dangers of lead paint in Vermont, and throughout 2019, EPA has undertaken several efforts to reduce the public health risks associated with exposure to lead paint and dust that contains lead in…
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