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Environmental, Health & Safety Enforcement April-June 2016

June 27, 2016

 

Baron Environmental Associates likes to keep up-to-date on current enforcements that render the highest penalties within the region we serve: 

Schneider Electric, PA – Superfund Cleanup Failures - $6,868,975

US Chutes, CT – Failure to Abate - $422,680

PhytogenX, PA – Serious Injury Notification - $285,300

 

Other recent agency action includes:

 

OSHA Penalties

Date, Company, State, Penalty, Program

4/27, Jay Management, NJ, $14,000, Fatality

5/4, US Green Fiber, PA, $66,600, Willfull combustible dust

5/5, Acme Ports, NY, $105,600, Lead and noise

5/10, Higher Ground Tactical, PA, $135,200, Lead and noise, SVEP

5/16, Oaxaca Mexican Products, NJ, $112,700, Complaint: Exits & Haz Comm

5/19, Falls Creek Powdered Metals, PA, $47,000, Complaint: guarding

5/25, CVS, NY, $88,000, Complaints: Blocked exits

5/26, US Chutes, CT, $422,680, Failure to abate

5/31, Ungerer & Co., PA, $63,450, Referral: Emergency response

5/31, Purrfect Enterprises, NJ, $51,100, Catastrophe report

6/1, Alstom Transportation, NY, $105,000, Complaint: heavy metals

6/7, Dent Wizard, PA, $51,000, Complaint: Spray painting operations

6/7, PhytogenX, PA, $285,300, Serious injury notification

6/8, Park Stein, NJ, $121,600, Referral from city

 

 

EPA Penalties

Date, Company, State, Penalty, Program

4/19, Mack Studios, NY, $48,500, NPDES - SPPP

4/28, Kawasaki Rail Car, NY, $71,120, HW - storage

5/3, Schneider Electric, PA, $6,868,975, CERCLA cleanup failures

5/4, SEPTA, PA, $116,843, UST violations

5/11, PPG, PA, $59,000, HW – storage

5/26, SUNY Binghamton, NY, $11,800, CWA – MS4

5/31, Gividuan, NJ, $14,000, TRI

6/2, Specialty Minerals, CT, $76,500, TRI

6/8, Northeast Lamp Recycling, CT, $23,000, TSCA - PCBs

 

 

NJDEP Penalties over $10,000

Date, County, Town, Penalty, Program

4/4, Union, Elizabeth, $99,800, Air emissions exceedances, control device use

4/7, Hunterdon, Alexandria Twp., $18,000, DMR exceedances

4/11, Gloucester, Westville, $12,900, Air emissions exceedances, EEMPR reporting

4/18, Sussex, Sparta, $37,403, TCPA – Failure to prepare plan

4/20, Hudson, Jersey City, $100,000, DMR exceedances

4/20, Somerset, Hillsborough, $42,188, NJDPES – failure to sample, no SPPP, no DCP

4/22, Essex, Newark, $15,000, NJPDES – no permit

4/27, Atlantic, Mullica Twp., $50,000, HW Part A/B Permit, Waste determinations

5/17, Middlesex, Sayreville, $16,900, Air emission exceedances – opacity

5/17, Middlesex, Sayreville, $13,500, Stack testing

5/17, Middlesex, Sayreville, $10,000, Air emission exceedances - mercury

5/19, Middlesex, Middlesex, $15,000, HW Part A/B permit conditions

5/19, Union, Roselle, $55,600, HW discharge, containment failures

5/20, Cumberland, Bridgeton, $70,000, TCPA – failure to prepare plan

5/20, Somerset, Franklin Twp., $28,500, HW manifests, labels, waste determination

5/24, Union, Linden, $45,000, HW labeling, abandonment of waste

5/31, Cumberland, Vineland, $120,960, Air emissions exceedances

5/31, Middlesex, S. Brunswick, $12,750,  HW training, contingency plan, tank rules

5/31, Union, Summit, $13,500, Universal waste, medical waste not secured

6/2, Bergen, Maywood, $240,000, DMR exceedances

6/6, Essex, Newark, $28,875, TCPA – training, procedures, contractors

6/7, Salem, Pennsville, $10,000, HW releases

6/7, Union, Hillside, $11,259, HW labeling

 

 

In addition, NJDEP has issued 152 more violations between April 1st and June 10th of this year ranging from $300 - $10,000 each that are not shown above.

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