EPA fines public works department

Posted: Wednesday, October 01, 2008

JUNEAU - The city of Anchorage will pay penalties to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to take care of its hazardous waste, according to the EPA.

EPA inspected the Anchorage Department of Public Transportation maintenance facility on Tudor Road on July 26. The agency found improperly labeled used oil containers, and hazardous waste that hadn't been treated properly.

The city will pay $40,300 for the violations.

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