Category Archives: EPA Regulations

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

EPA settles stormwater case with KAG West of Tacoma

News Releases from Region 10Company paid $133,225 for failures leading to pollution in Commencement Bay02/11/2021Contact Information: The US Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has settled a Clean Water Act case it brought against KAG West, LLC, a petroleum transport and delivery facility in Tacoma, Washington for violations of the Washington Industrial Stormwater General Permit. The…
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U.S., Pennsylvania Settlement to Reduce Hazardous Pollution from the American Zinc Recycling facility

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 02/09/2021 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (February 9, 2021) — American Zinc Recycling Corp. (AZR) has settled a federal-state lawsuit citing violations of air, water and hazardous waste environmental laws at its facility in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, delivering environmental and public health benefits, including reduced lead dust exposure, for nearby residents. Lead exposure poses particular…
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EPA orders Amazon to halt illegal pesticides sales

News Releases from Region 1002/09/2021Contact Information: The Seattle office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has issued a “stop sale” order to Amazon.com to prevent sales on the platform of potentially dangerous or ineffective unregistered pesticides and pesticide devices making illegal and misleading claims, including multiple products that claimed to protect against…
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