Tips of the Week Archive

Date Title Category Action
March 4, 2024 EPA Files Complaint for Rat Poison Sold in Plastic Baggies Environmental View
February 26, 2024 Corn Milling Company Officials Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Deadly Explosion Safety View
February 19, 2024 $4 Million Fine Levied for Air Pollution from Oil and Gas Wells Safety View
February 12, 2024 EPA Finalizes Changes to Strengthen Implementation of Toxic Substances Control Act Safety View
February 5, 2024 EPA Announces New Steps to Protect Communities from PFAS Safety View
January 29, 2024 South Georgia Waste Company Sentenced for Improperly Storing Hazardous Chemicals Safety View
January 22, 2024 EPA Proposes Stronger Air Pollution Standards for Large Facilities That Burn Municipal Solid Waste Safety View
January 15, 2024 EPA Requires Toxics Release Inventory Reporting for Seven Additional PFAS Safety View
January 8, 2024 RCRA Settlement Requires New Sampling for PFAS Contamination Safety View
December 18, 2023 EPA Begins Process to Prioritize Five Chemicals for Risk Evaluation Under TSCA Safety View
December 11, 2023 EPA Proposal Would Require Replacement of All Lead Pipes by 2034 Safety View
December 4, 2023 Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Standards to Slash Pollution and Protect Health Safety View
November 27, 2023 EPA Proposes Stronger Rules To Protect People from Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemical Exposures Safety View
November 20, 2023 United States Brings Enforcement Action for Damage to 21 Acres of Wetlands in Virginia Safety View
November 13, 2023 EPA Settlement Protects Community's Right to Know Safety View
November 7, 2023 New Rule Signed To Strengthen Information-Sharing, Outreach on Whistleblower Protections Safety View
October 30, 2023 Rule Expanding Requirements for Injury, Illness Data to Go into Effect in January Safety View
October 23, 2023 Norfolk Southern To Conduct Additional Creek Investigation and Cleanup in East Palestine, Ohio Safety View
October 16, 2023 EPA Proposes Approval of Groundbreaking Rule To Reduce Southern California Air Pollution Safety View
October 9, 2023 EPA Finalizes Rule to Require Reporting of PFAS Data Safety View
October 2, 2023 EPA Proposes To Strengthen 2020 Air Toxics Regulation Safety View
September 25, 2023 EPA Reaches Agreement with California Department of Corrections over CWA Violations Safety View
September 18, 2023 EPA Issues Final Rule To Strengthen Water Protections Safety View
September 11, 2023 EPA Reaches Settlement with Suncor Over Clean Air Act Fuels Violations at Colorado Refineries Safety View
September 5, 2023 NOX US Faces $545k in Penalties After 14th Worker in 6 Years Suffers Injuries at Vinyl Plant Safety View
August 28, 2023 EPA Initiates New Review of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards Safety View
August 21, 2023 EPA Issues National Testing Strategy for PFAS Used in Chemical Manufacturing Safety View
August 13, 2023 Preliminary Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2022 Released Safety View
August 7, 2023 Extreme Heat Endangers Workers Across the Nation Safety View
July 31, 2023 U.S. Fines North Kingstown Facility $650,000 for Chemical Accident Prevention Violations Safety View
July 24, 2023 EPA Advises Facility Operators To Prepare for Hazardous Weather Events Safety View
July 17, 2023 Biden-Harris Administration Proposes Lead Paint Standards Against Childhood Lead Exposure Safety View
July 3, 2023 New England Continues to Experience Poor Air Quality from Canadian Wildfires Safety View
June 26, 2023 EPA Marks National Pollinator Week by Proposing Protections for 27 of the Most Vulnerable Endangered Species Safety View
June 18, 2023 Company Penalized $143,000 for Hazardous Waste Management Violations at Greens Creek Silver Mine Safety View
June 12, 2023 EPA Statement on Canadian Wildfire Smoke and Poor Air Quality Alerts Safety View
June 5, 2023 EPA Announces Stronger Standards To Improve Oil Spill Responses Safety View
May 29, 2023 Supreme Court Weakens Clean Water Act Protections Safety View
May 22, 2023 EPA Fines California Company $602,000 for Sale of Unregistered Antimicrobial Wipes that Illegally Made “Sterilizer” Claims Safety View
May 15, 2023 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Seasonal Bay Line Opens May 15, Allowing the Public To Report Environmental Problems in Narragansett Bay Safety View
May 8, 2023 EPA Settlements Resolve Alleged Violations of Toxic Chemical Reporting Requirements by Six New England Companies Safety View
May 1, 2023 Tesoro To Pay $27.5 Million for Violating Previous Court Order Requiring it To Reduce Air Pollution at Its Martinez, CA Refinery Safety View
April 24, 2023 ECHA Provides Advice on New Hazard Classes for Substances and Mixtures Safety View
April 17, 2023 In Latest Work to Advance Rail and Hazmat Safety, USDOT Issues New Safety Advisory to Major Freight Railroads To Help Prevent Derailments Safety View
April 10, 2023 EPA Fines Bobalee, Inc. in Iowa for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations Safety View
April 3, 2023 United States Orders Matador Production Company To Reduce Unlawful Air Pollution from its Oil and Gas Wells in New Mexico, Eliminating 16,000 Tons of Harmful Air Pollutants Safety View
March 27, 2023 NIOSH Releases Strategic Plan for American Indian and Native Alaskan Worker Safety and Health Safety View
March 20, 2023 First-Ever National Standard to Protect Communities from PFAS in Drinking Water Proposed Safety View
March 13, 2023 Safety Alert Highlights Hazards of Emergency Discharges from Pressure Release Valves Safety View
March 6, 2023 USDOT’s Federal Railroad Administration Announces New Safety Initiative with a Focus on Hazardous Materials Safety View