'These settlements exemplify how EPA holds commercial enterprises accountable for assuring that they do not harm the communities where they are,' says EPA New England Admin.
May 9, 2023
All six companies promptly corrected the EPCRA violations after EPA inspections and have filed required reports about their use or generation of toxic chemicals under EPA's Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) program.
These results show that PetroFix is an effective tool for quickly reducing the risk-sensitive benzene and MTBE concentrations in groundwater and obtaining regulatory closures in short order for long-open sites.
Slideshow: Operators pump a sea of “produced water” underground for disposal. Intensifying tremors raise fears that the deep toxic waste pits could intermingle with water used for farming and drinking.
The new data released by Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Beyond Petrochemicals Campaign underscores how planned expansion of the petrochemical industry will heighten risks across the U.S.
March 10, 2023
Today, in the wake of Congress’ first hearing on the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Beyond Petrochemicals campaign released new data showing similar disasters are happening all over the United States.