Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Army settles with EPA for hazardous waste violations at Fort Wainwright, Alaska

(Seattle – December 8, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with the U.S. Army for alleged violations of its hazardous waste permit at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. As part of the settlement, the Army has agreed to pay $59,220 in penalties for violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The Army facility is covered under a RCRA permit, which requires the Army to notify EPA of any new or newly discovered solid waste management units

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