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EPA Violations and Costs in 2014 are as follows: 

  • Estimated value of complying with Actions to be taken due to enforcement - $9,738,000
  • Estimated cost of Required Supplemental Environmental Projects - $17,000,000
  • Administrative penalties assessed - $44,000,000
  • Judicial penalties assessed - $56,000,000
  • Joint Federal/State/Local Enforcement Actions - $7,000,000
  • Criminal crime cases - 271
  • Defendants Charged - 271
  • Years of Incarceration - 155
  • Fines and restitution - $63,000,000
  • Court ordered projects - $16,000,000



An EPA violation due to company negligence that contributes to an accident involved injury(s) will increase the cost of the accident.  It will usually increase by 4 to 5 times what it should of cost.

The primary Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) review areas (modules) covered as part of the ARS Risk Reduction Reviews review include:


·       Risk Management Program (A Critical and Complex Program that Involves Public Safety)

·       Worker Protection Program

·       Records Retention


·       Worker Protection Program

New review areas (modules) are continuously added so this list may not be complete.

Note:  Only areas a company selects to include are part of a review and new areas can be readily added.







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