Cement Manufacturing Enforcement Initiative US EPA

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Cement Manufacturing Enforcement Initiative US EPA

2020-7-24  The cement manufacturing industry was an EPA New Source Review/Prevention of Significant Deterioration (NSR/PSD) national enforcement initiative in fiscal years 2008-2010 and was continued as a Reducing Air Pollution from the Largest Sources national enforcement initiative for fiscal years 2011-2013. The cement sector is the third largest industrial source of pollution, emitting more

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National Enforcement Initiatives for Fiscal Years ... - US EPA

2018-1-17  US EPA. United States Environmental Protection Agency. National Enforcement Initiatives for Fiscal Years 2014-2016: Reducing Air Pollution from the Largest Sources ... glass and cement manufacturing facilities, comply with the Clean Air Act when building new facilities or making modifications to existing ones. This initiative has resulted in ...

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National Enforcement Initiative: Reducing Air ... - US EPA

2016-12-19  This initiative has focused on ensuring that large industrial facilities, like coal fired power plants and acid, glass and cement manufacturing facilities, comply with the Clean Air Act when building new facilities or making modifications to existing ones.

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Cement Manufacturing Sector Information - US EPA

2016-2-20  The Cement Manufacturing sector is concentrated among a relatively small number of companies. Many U.S. cement plants are owned by or are subsidiaries of foreign companies. Together, 10 companies accounted for about 80 percent of total U.S. cement production in 2005. California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Alabama are the five leading ...

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Essroc Cement Company Clean Air Act Settlement - US EPA

2016-7-21  (Washington, DC - December 29, 2011) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Essroc Cement Company has agreed to pay a $1.7 million penalty and invest approximately $33 million in pollution control technology to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) at six of its Portland Cement manufacturing plants.

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Civil Cases and Settlements by Statute Enforcement US EPA

Ash Grove Cement Company has agreed to pay a $2.5 million penalty and invest approximately $30 million in pollution control technology at its nine Portland cement manufacturing plants to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice.

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EPA updates priorities: first time in years • Aggregate ...

2016-5-3  Under these new initiatives, the EPA will apply additional enforcement resources to target the chemical manufacturing, metals manufacturing, mining and food processing industries. It will increase inspections at all facilities subject to the Clean Air Act general duty clause requirements, particularly where it believes there may be a risk of ...

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EPA Announces National Enforcement Initiatives for Coming ...

2017-12-1  WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its seven National Enforcement Initiatives for fiscal years 2017-2019, which focus on national pollution challenges where EPA's enforcement efforts will protect public health. For the next cycle starting on October 1, 2016, EPA will retain four of its current National Enforcement Initiatives, add two new initiatives ...

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Reference News Release: Cement Manufacturer Cemex ... - US EPA

2016-7-27  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with Cemex, Inc., under which the company will invest approximately $10 million to cut emissions of harmful air pollution at five of its cement manufacturing plants in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas to resolve alleged violations of the

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National Enforcement Initiatives for Fiscal Years ... - US EPA

2018-1-17  US EPA. United States Environmental Protection Agency. National Enforcement Initiatives for Fiscal Years 2014-2016: Reducing Air Pollution from the Largest Sources ... glass and cement manufacturing facilities, comply with the Clean Air Act when building new facilities or making modifications to existing ones. This initiative has resulted in ...

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Cement Manufacturing Sector Information - US EPA

2016-2-20  The Cement Manufacturing sector is concentrated among a relatively small number of companies. Many U.S. cement plants are owned by or are subsidiaries of foreign companies. Together, 10 companies accounted for about 80 percent of total U.S. cement production in 2005. California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Alabama are the five leading ...

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Cement Manufacturer Cemex to Reduce Harmful Air ... - US EPA

2016-7-27  ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with Cemex, Inc., under which the company will invest approximately $10 million to cut emissions of harmful air pollution at five of its cement manufacturing plants, including three in the Southeastern states of Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee to resolve

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Civil Cases and Settlements by Statute Enforcement US EPA

Ash Grove Cement Company has agreed to pay a $2.5 million penalty and invest approximately $30 million in pollution control technology at its nine Portland cement manufacturing plants to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice.

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Mitchell Williams - Stormwater Enforcement: U.S ...

2020-11-17  The CA provides that Lehigh owns and operates a cement manufacturing facility (“Facility”) in York, Pennsylvania. The Facility is stated to be authorized to discharge stormwater associated with industrial activities to waters of the United States through an outfall in accordance with the conditions of the NPDES permit.

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EPA Announces National Enforcement Initiatives for 2017

2017-1-27  the environment. For FY2017-19 (beginning in October of this year), EPA will pursue seven enforcement initiatives, including two brand-new initiatives and a new area of focus to an existing initiative. EPA will also continue to pursue four previously announced enforcement initiatives. The regulated community can

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What EPA Is Targeting for Enforcement - Insurance Thought ...

2016-10-28  Water-related enforcement initiatives are: Industrial pollutants (new initiative): The EPA will rely on water pollution data to target facilities in industrial sectors like chemical, metal manufacturing, mining and food processing to cut illegal discharge of nutrient

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U.S. EPA – Next Generation Enforcement – Already Here With ...

2015-6-10  he 2016 budget focus for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“U.S. EPA”) is on continued implementation of its “Next Generation” enforcement initiative, and this could mean big costs for manufacturers who choose to adapt their environmental compliance practices accordingly and big penalties for those who do not.

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New EPA Enforcement Initiatives Announced - Lion Technology

2016-2-22  The list for 2017–2019 includes some holdovers from EPA’s 2014–2016 NEIs, as well as a couple of number of new and expanded initiatives. Without further ado, here is the list of National Enforcement Initiatives for 2017–2019: 1. Keeping Industrial Pollutants Out of the Nation’s Waters (new initiative

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Cement Manufacturer Cemex to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution ...

2016-7-27  The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement with Cemex Inc., under which the company will invest approximately $10 million to cut emissions of harmful air pollution at five of its cement manufacturing plants in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. Under the consent decree

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06/19/2013: Settlement with Ash Grove Cement ... - US EPA

2016-12-16  The settlement is part of EPA’s national enforcement initiative to control harmful air pollution from the largest sources of emissions, including portland cement manufacturing facilities. This is also the first settlement with a cement manufacturer that requires injunctive relief and emission limits for PM.

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2003-11-19  • Cement manufacturing plants. Cement manufacturing plants are the third largest industrial source of air pollution, emitting more than 500,000 tons per year of SO 2, NO x and carbon monoxide. EPA determined that many cement manufacturers made changes to existing facilities without applying for and obtaining pre-construction permits.

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EPA updates priorities: first time in years • Aggregate ...

2016-5-3  Under these new initiatives, the EPA will apply additional enforcement resources to target the chemical manufacturing, metals manufacturing, mining and food processing industries. It will increase inspections at all facilities subject to the Clean Air Act general duty clause requirements, particularly where it believes there may be a risk of ...

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EPA prioritizes new source review program enforcement for ...

2012-2-8  The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is continuing to prioritize enforcement of the new source review (“NSR”) permitting program for cement, acid, and glass ...

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EPA Announces National Enforcement Initiatives for 2017

2017-1-27  the environment. For FY2017-19 (beginning in October of this year), EPA will pursue seven enforcement initiatives, including two brand-new initiatives and a new area of focus to an existing initiative. EPA will also continue to pursue four previously announced enforcement initiatives. The regulated community can

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What EPA Is Targeting for Enforcement - Insurance Thought ...

2016-10-28  Water-related enforcement initiatives are: Industrial pollutants (new initiative): The EPA will rely on water pollution data to target facilities in industrial sectors like chemical, metal manufacturing, mining and food processing to cut illegal discharge of nutrient

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EPA Poised to Abandon NSR Enforcement Initiative ...

2019-4-1  On November 1, 1999, EPA Administrator Carol Browner and Attorney General Janet Reno jointly announced “an unprecedented action” to kick off their New Source Review (“NSR”) enforcement initiative. On that day, EPA and DOJ filed civil enforcement actions against seven electric utilities alleging violations of EPA’s NSR regulations. An administrative compliance order also was

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EPA Strategic Plan - What it Means for Your Environmental ...

2020-1-10  The ongoing initiative to reduce air pollution from stationary sources really illustrates the power of public influence on environmental enforcement. After a flurry of information revealed that sulfur dioxides and nitrogen oxides are harmful to human health, the public urged the EPA to take steps to improve air quality .

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U.S. EPA Expands Mobile Source Enforcement Initiative ...

2018-6-21  Enforcement Initiative Outlook . This enforcement initiative is worth monitoring for a number of reasons. U.S. EPA’s renewed focus on mobile source emissions appears to have been prompted by the now infamous Volkswagen case and has caused U.S. EPA

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