EPA: Chemical Repackage Co. Will Pay $85,000 Over Illegal Waste Storage

(March 29, 2016, 12:31 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A regional office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced March 28 that the owner of a chemical repackaging and distribution plant in Reading, Pa., agreed to pay a $55,000 penalty for illegally storing oil and hazardous waste and that it would donate $30,000 of emergency response equipment to a local fire department.

The EPA said in its press release that Brenntag Northeast Inc. violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Clean Water Act and Pennsylvania’s hazardous waste regulations by failing to inspect...
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