SEPTA To Pay $116,843 For Violating Storage Tank Regulations, EPA Says

(May 9, 2016, 10:03 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced May 4 that the Southeastern Pennsylvania Public Transit Authority (SEPTA) will pay $116,843 for violating underground storage tank regulations at five of its bus garages in Philadelphia.

The agency said in a press release regarding the settlement that SEPTA was not complying with safeguards designed to prevent, detect and control leaks of oil and other hazardous substances from underground storage tanks at the sites.

According to the EPA, it discovered the violations during visits to the facilities and...
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