SEPTA Settles Hazardous Waste Violations For $1M

Law360, New York (October 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority over alleged violations of regulations governing hazardous waste and underground storage tanks at several SEPTA facilities.

The EPA said Monday SEPTA had agreed to spend $1.1 million on renewable wind energy to help power its plants, in addition to a $170,000 civil penalty, as part of the settlement.

SEPTA was cited by the agency for multiple breaches of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, which governs the handling of toxic...
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