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EPA Reaches Settlement With Tesla Over Hazardous Waste

Tuesday, April 9, 2019   (0 Comments)
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By EHS Today


Tesla must pay a penalty and purchase equipment after a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) investigation.

The automaker settled with the EPA after numerous hazardous waste and air emissions violations were discovered at Tesla’s Fremont, Calif. manufacturing plant.

“It's vital that businesses comply with hazardous waste laws that keep facilities safe for workers and the community,” said Mike Stoker, EPA Pacific Southwest regional administrator, in a statement to the press. “We are pleased that this settlement will bring much needed emergency response equipment to the City of Fremont.”


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