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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Enforcement Information

Metal Finishing and Hazardous Waste

Metal Finishers

Typical hazardous wastes generated by metal finishers include sludges that contain heavy metals such as chromium, cadmium, and/or lead, spent plating solutions containing metals and/or cyanides, flammable liquids, and both alkaline and acidic corrosive liquids. If improperly managed, these wastes could be a source of significant environmental harm and a threat to public health.

Recent Metal Finishing Administrative Penalty Orders

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