EPA added 12 chemicals to the list of toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements under EPCRA and the Pollution Prevention Act.
United States v. Aerosols Danville, Inc., No. 1:22-cv-405 (D.R.I. Nov. 9, 2022). Settling CERCLA defendants must perform remedial actions for Operable Unit 2 at the Landfill & Resource Recovery, Inc. Superfund site in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, fully reimburse the state of Rhode Island for its future response costs, and reimburse the United States for a portion of its future site-related response costs.
EPA Region 8 proposed an amendment to a prospective purchaser agreement originally agreed to in 1994 for the Anaconda Smelter Superfund site in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Montana, that would provide for the implementation of updated institutional controls and updated operations and maintenance plans.
United States v. Flexsteel Industries, Inc., No. 3:22-cv-00893 (N.D. Ind. Oct. 24, 2022). A settling CERCLA defendant must pay $9.8 million in connection with the Lane Street Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in Elkhart, Indiana.
A proposed settlement agreement under CERCLA, RCRA, and the CWA requires settling defendants to pay the United States for costs incurred responding to environmental contamination at the West Nome Tank Farm site in Nome, Alaska.
EPA finalized a rule to codify the definition of “parent company” for purposes of reporting to the Toxics Release Inventory and to require the reporting of a foreign parent company when applicable.
EPA granted final authorization to North Dakota for revisions to its hazardous waste management program under RCRA.
EPA proposed to grant final authorization to North Dakota for revisions to its hazardous waste management program under RCRA.
EPA granted final authorization to Virginia for revisions to its hazardous waste management program under RCRA.
EPA proposed to grant final authorization to Virginia for revisions to its hazardous waste management program under RCRA.