Category Archives: EPA Regulations

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

EPA, Justice Department and Texas Settle with DuPont for Alleged Violations of Waste, Water and Air Environmental Laws at Former La Porte, Texas Facility

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 07/13/2020 Contact Information:  EPA, Justice Department and Texas Settle with DuPont for Alleged Violations of Waste, Water and Air Environmental Laws at Former La Porte, Texas Facility WASHINGTON (July 13, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice, and the state of Texas…
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PROPOSED SETTLEMENT WITH UNITED STATES AND MAJOR FERTILIZER PRODUCER WILL REDUCE ACIDIC WASTEWATER GENERATION AND ENHANCE PHOSPHATE RECOVERY

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) Fertilizer Manufacturer Commits to Further Recover Phosphoric Acid from Production Operations and Spend Nearly $20 Million to Reduce Operations’ Environmental Impacts 07/09/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (July 9, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced a settlement with J.R. Simplot…
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EPA Orders Amazon and eBay to Stop Sale of Certain Pesticide Products

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) Protection against coronavirus among false or misleading claims 06/11/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (June 11, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ordered Amazon Services LLC and eBay Inc. to stop selling a wide range of pesticide products. These products are unregistered, misbranded, or restricted-use pesticides, and pesticide devices…
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Georgia resident arrested for scheme to sell illegal products claiming to protect against COVID-19

News Releases from Headquarters 06/11/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (June 11, 2020) — Stephen Matthew Shumaker has been charged with mail fraud and knowingly distributing and selling a misbranded pesticidal device. “The defendant is charged with knowingly selling a fraudulent product during the COVID-19 public health emergency in order to make a profit,” said Environmental Protection Agency…
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