Content about Hazardous waste

October 20, 2011

Sherwin-Williams has agreed to pay $570,000 to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its paint manufacturing facility at 2325 Hollins Ferry Rd. in Baltimore, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced. 

EPA cited Sherwin-Williams for violating the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which governs the treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste.

February 9, 2011

Discount retailer Target Corp. has agreed to pay the state of California $22.5 million to settle accusations that its stores dumped hazardous chemicals over a number of years, according to a tentative agreement filed in Superior Court in Alameda County.

Target admits no wrongdoing in the settlement, which is part of a crackdown on big-box retailers by California prosecutors. Both Home Depot and Walmart have been hit with multimillion-dollar fines in recent years for environmentally related violations.

October 18, 2010

Canadian consumers in Ontario will no longer have to pay a retail surcharge to help...

June 24, 2008

The program, which will kick off July 1, is the first to recover paint in...

December 19, 2007

In their argument, attorneys for Sherwin-Williams called the cleanup plan "the most elaborate, invasive, gold-plated...