An EPA administrative law judge ordered the owner/operator of a gas station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to pay $1,000 for allegedly violating RCRA and Pennsylvania's federally authorized UST program.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered an oil company to pay $180,000 for allegedly failing to comply with RCRA and hazardous waste regulations at its terminals. The judge also ordered the company to complete a supplemental environmental project, the total expenditure of which must be no less than $110,000.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered a waste disposal services company to pay $57,000 for alleged RCRA violations at its hazardous waste storage and treatment facility in Middlesex, New Jersey. EPA alleged that the company failed to equip waste lines connected to tank systems holding hazardous waste with closure devices, and failed to list in a log kept in the operating records the identification numbers of equipment subject to RCRA air emissions requirements.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered a leather processor/supplier to pay $48,000 for RCRA violations at its facility in Hartland, Maine. The judge also ordered the processor/supplier to provide annual hazardous waste training to all employees at the facility with hazardous waste management responsibilities.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered a commercial recycling company to pay $16,000 for unlawfully exporting spent lead acid batteries to China and South Korea in 2015.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered a medical center in Puerto Rico to pay $20,000 for failing to make a hazardous waste determination for discarded medicines generated at the pharmacy area, waste accumulation at the biosafety warehouse area, and waste accumulated at the boiler room area, in violation of RCRA.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered the owner/operator of a gas station in Norfolk, Virginia, to pay $45,000 for violating RCRA and Virginia's federally authorized UST program.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered a university to pay $20,000 for violating §§3002, 3004, and 3005 of RCRA, the Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, and the hazardous waste facility treatment and storage permit it was issued on November 20, 2012, at its Environmental Research Safety Facility Bio-Research Complex facility in Burlington, Vermont.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered a plumbing company to pay $630,000 for RCRA violations at its on-site landfill. The judge also ordered the company to refrain from all land disposal of wastes that fail to meet applicable treatment standards, ensure that the hazardous waste treatment process for any waste subject to such standards is effective prior to land disposal, and cease using any hazardous waste container that cannot demonstrate compliance with applicable hazardous waste container management requirements.
An EPA administrative law judge ordered a waste disposal company to pay $36,000 for violating certain provisions of its New Jersey issued hazardous waste permits at its facility in Middlesex, New Jersey.