EPA issues record fines
- 2 San Diego Hospitals Pay Fines for Mishandling Medical Waste. Gerlat, Allan // Waste Age Expert Blog;12/9/2011, p2
The article reports that Scripps Health and Sharp Memorial hospitals agreed to pay fines for multiple violations of the California Medical Waste Management Act and Hazardous Waste Control Act.
- CONTRACTOR PAYS FOR DUMPING. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/11/2000, Vol. 245 Issue 23, p20
Reports the violation of Oderbrecht Contractors of Florida Inc. and Metric Constructors Inc. joint venture on the Clean Water Act in Pensacola, Florida. Admission of Odebrecht-Metric team for dumping debris into open water while constructing Garcon Point Bridge; Context of the permit given by...
- Cat Fight (with video). Averett, Steven // Waste Age Expert Blog;12/27/2011, p1
The article reports that Washington, D.C. resident Patricia White has been fined by the Department of Public Works (DPW) for failing to recycle shredded paper and junk mail that she used as cat litter.
- SA Recycling Fined for Pollution Violations (with video). // Waste Age Expert Blog;9/12/2011, p1
The article reports that metal recycler SA Recycling LLC of Anaheim, California has agreed to pay 2.9 million U.S. dollars for violations of hazardous waste and air pollution laws due to a May 2007 explosion at its Los Angeles, California facility, destroying its air pollution system.
- Scrap Recycler Facing Fine of More Than $500,000. Gerlat, Allan // Waste Age Expert Blog;10/6/2011, p4
The article reports that scrap metal recycler Grimmel Industries faces a fine of up to 532,500 U.S. dollars from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for alleged Clean Water Act violations by letting polluted stormwater to flow into surrounding waters at its Portsmouth, New Hampshire facility.
- Behlen Manufacturing to Pay Penalty for HazWaste Violations in Columbus, Neb. // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert;11/15/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 19, p3
The article reports on the move of Behlen Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of agricultural and industrial products, to pay a total of 59,996 U.S. dollars administrative civil penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Columbus, Nebraska.
- West Country retailer fined for waste offences. // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Oct2011, Issue 441, p63
The article reports on the 37,000-pound fine imposed on retailer Trago Mills for illegally dumping and burning waste in Devon and Cornwall, England by the Torquay magistrates on September 28, 2011.
- Transocean Agress to Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes. // EHS Today;Feb2013, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p14
The article reports on the move of Transocean Deepwater Inc. which has agreed to plead guilty to U.S. Clean Water Act violations and pay $1 billion in civil penalties and $400 million in criminal fines for the 3-month-long oil spill at the Macondo Well and its Deepwater Horizon drilling rig.
- Environmental Offences: the Reality of Environmental Crime. Watson, Michael // Environmental Law Review;2005, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p190
Economic instruments, informational devices, voluntary agreements and command and control regulation are just some of the techniques modern states use to protect the environment. The last of these ï¿½ command and control ï¿½ is sometimes dismissed as an increasingly obsolete strategy. It...