Waste360 is part of the divisionName Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Need to Know
 Oregon DEQ Fines Isovolta for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

Oregon DEQ Fines Isovolta for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

DEQ has fined Isovolta $23,136 for failure to train employees on hazardous waste management or to properly label and store wastes generated at its factory.

Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has fined Isovolta, an aerospace manufacturer that makes laminates and thermoplastics for airplanes, for alleged hazardous waste violations.

DEQ has fined the company $23,136 for failing to train employees on hazardous waste management, to maintain a complete training plan, to perform a complete and accurate hazardous waste determination or to properly label and store wastes generated at its factory. DEQ also cited the company, without fines, for failing to properly manage hazardous wastes, universal wastes and used oil.

Isovolta has filed an appeal.

Statesman Journal has more information:

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined a Harrisburg aerospace manufacturer $23,136 for hazardous waste violations.

Isovolta Inc. makes customized laminates and thermoplastics for airplanes.

The company uses several toxic solvents and is a federally registered hazardous waste generator, producing about 2,200 pounds of hazardous waste per month. It does not have a permit to treat, store or dispose of hazardous waste.

Read the full article here.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish