Category Archives: EPA Regulations

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

U.S. EPA ensures safe pesticide imports in Arizona, California

News Releases from Region 09 10/16/2019 Contact Information:  SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has prevented 15 companies from importing over 333,000 pounds of illegal pesticides and devices into the United States under federal pesticide laws. In addition, four of these companies have agreed to correct the violations and pay…
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EPA Announces $125 million settlement for cleanup of the Nuclear Metals Superfund Site in Concord, Massachusetts

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 10/10/2019 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (October 10, 2019) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the filing of a consent decree with the four parties responsible for contamination at the Nuclear Metals Superfund site in Concord, Massachusetts. Under the agreement, the United States, on behalf of…
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Newburyport, Massachusetts company improves chemical safety after EPA settlement

News Releases from Region 0110/02/2019Contact Information: BOSTON – A Newburyport, Massachusetts company that makes chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make the company safer for employees and the environment. The settlement with Polycarbon Industries (PCI) includes a $50,210 fine and $152,000 in projects that will protect…
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EPA Settlement Provides Caribbean’s Emergency Responders with New Equipment

News Releases from Region 0209/30/2019Contact Information: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico  –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Total Petroleum Puerto Rico Corp. will provide the Puerto Rico Department of Public Security and the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Department of the Virgin Islands Ports Authority with $110,000 worth of emergency equipment as part of a…
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