Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lenexa, Kan., Feb. 13, 2013) - Koch Nitrogen Company LLC has agreed to pay a $380,000 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at facilities in Iowa and Kansas. Inspections of three of Koch’s facilities in 2007 and 2009 revealed violations of the risk management program required by the Clean Air Act. The inspected facilities are in Fort Dodge and Marshalltown, Iowa, and Dodge City, Kan
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 18, 2012) -- Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) has agreed to pay a $8,090 penalty to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank (USTs) regulations at the company’s facility at 1849 N. 9th St., Philadelphia, Pa., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA cited the company for not complying with safeguards designed to prevent, detect, and control leaks of petroleum and other hazardous substances from USTs
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 18, 2012) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that Atlas Resources LLC will pay an $84,506 penalty to settle alleged air and hazardous chemical violations at its natural gas production facility in Avella, Washington County, Pa. EPA cited the company for violating the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), a federal law designed to inform the public and emergency responders about hazardous and toxic chemicals in their communities
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it is seeking applicants for a total of $1.5 million in environmental justice small grants to be awarded in 2013. EPA’s environmental justice efforts aim to ensure equal environmental and health protections for all Americans, regardless of race or socioeconomic status
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 18, 2012) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the Government of the District of Columbia has taken legal measures to preserve the open space of approximately 250 acres of land in Anne Arundel County, Md. The District’s action finalizes the settlement of an EPA administrative case involving underground storage tanks (USTs) at the D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services facility, located at 8300 Riverton Court, Laurel, Md
OSHA News Release: 12-2060-NAT Oct. 18, 2012 Contact: Diana PettersonAdriano Llosa Phone: 202-693-4681202-693-4686 Email: email@example.com@dol.gov US Department of Labor's Worker
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