Category Archives: EPA Regulations

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

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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Fayetteville Woman Pleads Guilty to COVID-19 related FEDERAL Offense For Selling Unregistered Pesticides on eBay

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 05/29/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (May 29,2020) — Rong Sun, who sold an unregistered pesticide as protection against viruses such as COVID-19, has pleaded guilty to violating the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). “This case shows that consumers need to be cautious of products that make unsubstantiated claims…
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EPA and State of Kansas Reach Agreement With HollyFrontier for Alleged Clean Air Act Violations at its El Dorado, Kansas Refinery

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 05/28/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (May 28,2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of Kansas have announced a settlement with HollyFrontier El Dorado Refining LLC. (HollyFrontier), to address alleged Clean Air Act violations resulting from exceedances of emission limits and failure to comply with…
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EPA Settlement with Swix Sport USA Resolves TSCA Violations Involving PFAS

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 05/20/2020 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (May 20, 2020) — On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Swix Sport USA (Swix) finalized an agreement resolving Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) violations associated with the importation of noncompliant ski wax products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances…
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