August 2005

Von Roll of America cited for EPA violations

Chicago, IL— U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has filed an administrative complaint against Von Roll America Inc. of East Liverpool, Ohio, for alleged violations of its federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act permit and regulations. A penalty of $643,908 was proposed.

The violations, related to four counts of management and incineration of hazardous waste, include failure to:

  • Properly route air emissions through an EPA-approved air pollution control device;
  • Replace absorbing carbon boxes that control air emissions from waste storage tanks;
  • Meet incinerator stack emissions permit by releasing five times the dioxin limits allowed during a test; and
  • Prepare a written manifest for hazardous waste shipped off site.
  • Von Roll America is located at 1250 St. George Street, East Liverpool, Ohio.

 


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