The Texas-based pipeline company failed to have spill response plans at eight of its facilities and will pay a $450,000 civil penalty and $768,000 for a supplemental environmental project.
Brazilian-based Grön Environmental uses S-200 to successfully complete a Rio de Janeiro gas station cleanup to the applicable BTEX standards.
- By James Lynn, Thomas Nail, Fabio Leandor
- Mar 18, 2010
Half of the funds will be used to conduct petroleum assessment activities and the other half will be spent on hazardous substances assessments.
The agency used stimulus funds to speed cleanup at 51 sites in FY2009 and oversaw more than 368 emergency response and removal actions.
Florida and Illinois each have two hazardous waste sites that have been added to the National Priorities List.
The public is invited to comment on the proposed settlement, which will fund remaining cleanup at the Anderson-Calhoun Mine and Mill site.
EPA fined the Stigler, Okla., marina for violating Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure rules at its bulk storage facility.
Anchorage, Alaska, company will support environmental projects under a 3-year, $25 million small business contract.
The relocation exemption has congressional support and would move approximately 77 residential and business properties.
The Palos Verdes Shelf Fish Contamination Education Collaborative Community Outreach Team educated local fishermen and the Vietnamese and Chinese communities on the dangers of consuming contaminated fish.
Following its five-year review, EPA said natural degradation and state and local laws are preventing exposure to contaminated groundwater.
Agency and TVA have brought in large hydraulic dredge equipment to expedite ash removal.
The court ruled in favor of the Solvent Chemical Company in litigation involving the recovery of cleanup funds from one of the potentially responsible parties of a site in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Company did not comply with order to close underground storage tanks at two former Texaco gas stations in Pennsylvania.