The budget includes funding for environmental justice and climate change.
The effective date of the new penalties was January 6, 2023.
The EPA announced in early January which PFAS, also called forever chemicals, were added to the list.
Using technology can also help businesses ensure proactive environmental compliance.
The General Mills/Henkel Corp. Superfund site was previously overseen by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
The U.S. and Wisconsin announced the settlement on December 1.
The public can comment on the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan of mercury-contaminated soil at the New Jersey site until December 12.
One year after the PFAS Strategic Roadmap was announced, the EPA is looking back at the progress it’s made.
The EPA said the $53.4 million will go to 132 projects in the United States.
A combined total of $9 million will be given to over 30 recipients.
The EPA alleged violations of standards relating to hazardous waste management.
The Missouri company will pay $210,000 and the Idaho company will pay $222,400.
The standard was revised last November.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the EPA drastically reduced pollution rules for power plants, factories and other facilities.
In September of 2019, the Trump administration announced the real of one of the Obama-era’s biggest environmental actions: The Waters of the United States rules, among others. Now, it’s a new game for chemical use.
Today, environmental software platform, Encamp, announced the release of Encamp Calendar. Now, users can use an organized calendar to stay on top of their federal and state compliance reporting schedule.
"A corporation is responsible to its shareholders and board of directors to be profitable, but not by breaking the law and destroying the very environment in which it navigates for profit," said Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida. "Carnival's failure to comply with the terms of its probation and, later, its attempt to drown its deceit goes against the fiber of corporate compliance.
The order was completed to address numerous discharges of wastewater containing manure from the dairy to state waters during the past two years that were documented by the department, and it requires Big Island Dairy's owners to terminate their dairy operations.
Jared Blumenfeld, 49, of San Francisco, has been appointed secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA), subject to confirmation by the state Senate.
"Through their reckless mismanagement of waste explosives, the defendants put the safety of an entire town at risk," said Susan Bodine, assistant administrator of the EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. "Today's sentencing should send a clear message that EPA and our law enforcement partners will hold corporate officials responsible for violating laws designed to protect our communities and the environment."