In re Chemsolv, Inc.

Case Number
No. RCRA-03-2011-0068
42 ELR 47901

An EPA administrative law judge (ALJ) denied a motion for partial accelerated decision in a complaint alleging that chemical company failed to properly handle hazardous waste at its facility in Roanoke, Virginia. EPA alleged that the company failed to comply with various regulations governing hazardous substance storage tanks for a pit in which it stored wastewater. EPA further alleged that the company failed to properly close the pit, removing it without a closure plan and without demonstrating that it had the financial resources to clean up any potential contamination from the pit.