November 2005

EPA cites Circuitronics for hazardous waste violations

Chicago, IL— U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has filed an administrative complaint and compliance order against Circuitronics LLC, Wheaton, Illinois, for alleged hazardous waste violations. A $45,087 penalty is proposed.

Circuitronics, located at 201 N. Gables Blvd., was cited for violating Resource Conservation and Recovery Act requirements for managing hazardous waste including failure to: get a complete design and installation assessment from a registered engineer for its new hazardous waste tank systems; provide a complete description of emergency equipment in its contingency plan; institute annual personnel training and have an emergency coordinator familiar with all aspects of the contingency plan.

The EPA order requires that Circuitronics comply with all requirements within 15 days. A hearing or settlement conference can be requested.

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