EPA Will Boost Air Enforcement At Scrap Metal Recycling Facilities

August 11, 2021
EPA is signaling that it will boost Clean Air Act enforcement efforts at scrap metal recyclers across the country, issuing an enforcement alert late last month that identifies emission violations at facilities that shred cars and appliances while also bringing an action at a Rhode Island facility that one former official says is a warning to other operators. The July alert signals to the more than 250 metal shredding operations that both EPA and states have found emission violations at...

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