2000 Editions of Enforcement Alert Newsletters
The documents listed below are the Year 2000 Editions of the Enforcement Alert Newsletter. They are available in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) format. Adobe Acrobat Reader may be secured through the link in the box.
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"U.S. EPA Encourages Iron and Steel 'Minimills' to Self Audits to Address Noncompliance with Environmental Requirements; Nucor Corp. Agrees to Control Practices; Provides Model for Industry (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 11 (December 2000) (50K, 4 pp, About PDF)
"Hazardous Waste Management Practices
at Mineral Processing Facilities Under Scrutiny by U.S. EPA; EPA
Clarifies 'Bevill Exclusion' Wastes and Establishes Disposal Standards (PDF)"
Volume 3, Number 10 (November 2000) (47K, 4 pp, About PDF)
REVISED: "Frequent, Routine Flaring
May Cause Excessive, Uncontrolled Sulfur Dioxide Releases —Practice
not Considered 'Good Pollution Control Practice'; May Violate
Clean Air Act (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 9 (October 2000) (91K, 4 pp, About PDF)
(Editor's Note: To clarify sulfur dioxide reporting requirements, this issue contains slight revisions to the sections, 'Diagnosing, Preventing Excess Flaring,' located on page 3 and 'EPCRA Reporting Requirements for Flaring Incidents' - on page 4. Please disregard the earlier issue.)
"U.S EPA Focusing Enforcement Efforts on Oil Spill Violations— Companies Required to Take Corrective Measures to Reduce Oil Spills, Especially From Pipeline and Tank Corrosion Problems (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 8 (September 2000) (337K, 4 pp, About PDF)
"Universities, Colleges Not Receiving Top Marks for Environmental Compliance -- EPA Holding Educational Institutions to Same Standards as Industry (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 7 (July 2000)(70KB, 4 pp, About PDF)
"EPA's 'Audit Policy' Offers Opportunity for Telecommunications Industry to Remedy Violations (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 6 (June 2000) (38KB, 4 pp, About PDF)
"EPA Announces Clean Air Act Compliance Incentive Program Developed with API — Companies Encouraged to Participate in Environmentally Beneficial, Cost-Cutting 'Slotted Guidepole' Emission Reduction Program; June 12 Deadline (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 5 (May 2000) (32KB, 2 pp, About PDF)
"Clean Water Act Prohibits Sewage 'Bypasses'-- Recent Court Ruling Upholds Narrow Exceptions to Federal Rules (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 4 (April 2000) (69K, 4 pp, About PDF)
"Facilities May Have Annual Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Requirements for Nitrate Compounds (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 3 (March 2000) (43K, 4 pp, About PDF)
"EPA Steps Up Enforcement of Diesel, Gasoline Nonroad Engine Imports (PDF)" Volume 3, Number 2 (February 2000) (115K, 4 pp, About PDF)
"Foundry Industy's Hazardous Waste Management of Major
Concern to U.S. EPA"
Volume 3, Number 1 (February 2000)
(Editor's Note: EPA has removed this issue to publish a revised, more up-to-date version. The revised Enforcement Alert, to be published in the near future, is intended to help the regulated community and general public better understand compliance issues associated with foundry operations and to facilitate compliance with environmental laws. For more information, contact Vishnu Katari, Office of Regulatory Enforcement, RCRA Enforcement Division, at (202) 564-4004; Email: email@example.com.)