EPA-Mandated PCB Removal Could Cost Billions

Barlas, Stephen
December 2010
Underground Construction;Dec2010, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p12
Trade Publication
The article offers updates relayed to new rules introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It states that there is a possibility for EPA to require pipeline industry to cut down the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) across their systems. According to Pamela F. Faggert, vice president and chief environmental officer of Dominion Resources Services Inc., the new regulatory measures could cost her company a minimum of 300 million dollars.


Related Articles

  • EPA lightens PCB regulation load.  // Pit & Quarry;May95, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p6 

    Opinion. Reports on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed amendments to polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCB, regulations. Mechanisms for obtaining agency approval; Clarification of ambiguous regulations; Flexibility in selecting disposal technologies.

  • EPA proposal to upgrade, simplify PCB regulations. Lorenzi, Neal // Professional Safety;Mar95, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p60 

    Reports on the proposal of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to amend federal regulations on polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Provision of more flexibility in selecting disposal technologies for PCB wastes; Contact information.

  • Comment, Data Periods Extended for PCB Proposal. Canning, Kathie // Pollution Engineering;Jun2000, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p22 

    Reports that the United States Environmental Protection Agency is extending the data submission period for its December 10, 1999, proposed rule that solicits additional information on the use and concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) found in certain con-liquid PCB applications. ...

  • EPA to let PCBs in...  // Chemical Week;3/27/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p39 

    Reports on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rule allowing the importation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) for disposal in the United States. Agency estimates of gains for American disposal firms; Opposition by Canadian firms of border rules.

  • Taking the catch out of a Catch-22.  // American Gas;Aug98, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p15 

    Reports on the challenge of the American Gas Association (AGA) to convince the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop a rule on polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in pipelines. Why Congress banned the use of PCB in 1976; Details on the strategy of the AGA to devise rules on...

  • EPA amends PCB rules.  // Chemical Week;11/30/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 21, p5 

    Reports on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) amendments to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) regulations under the Toxic Substances Control Act. Flexibility in disposal of wastes; Expansion of recognized decontamination and storage methods; Implications.

  • Lights out. Dong, Mitchell L.; Cooper, Brian E. // Health Facilities Management;May95, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p36 

    Focuses on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations concerning lighting ballasts. Plans of EPA to modify its rules for the disposal of materials containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs); Role of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); Polychlorinated biphenyls as hazardous...

  • EPA Fines Phoenix-based Veolia Company $95,000 for PCB Violations.  // Solid Waste Report;11/8/2013, Vol. 44 Issue 19, p3 

    The article reports on the $95,000 civil penalty imposed on Veolia ES Technical Solutions LLC by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding violations related to management of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

  • The EPA has scrapped. Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham T. // Christian Science Monitor;11/27/95, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p2 

    Reports on scrapping of inspection including those for water supply systems, and PCB emissions to make for loss in the budget cut by the Congress, as on November 26, 1995.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics