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Solvents, paints and bulbs were mismanaged

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Here’s a recent EPA enforcement action.

Company: MI Metals, Millersburg, PA.

Business: Metal fabrication.

Penalty: $58,816.

Reasons for penalty: MI Metals didn’t follow basic Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rules for handling caustic cleaning solvents and waste paints. EPA cited the firm for not:

·         keeping hazardous waste storage containers closed

·         having an engineer test a hazwaste storage tank

·         managing universal waste such as burned out fluorescent lamps that contain mercury, and

·         providing secondary containment to capture spills.

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Source: http://environmentalresourcetoday.com/a/?C=22529&P=12176494&T=2&S=5305&D=15