Arnette, a manufacturer of epoxy blends and advanced resins, has agreed to pay a $90,591 civil penalty to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to settle a series of violations of environmental regulations in the US state of Missouri.

The environmental regulations are related to the storage of hazardous wastes and the public reporting of toxic chemicals at its facilities in Richmond.

As per the administrative consent deal filed by EPA in Kansas city in December 2008, the Agency conducted a compliance inspection of the company’s facility at 8905 Wollard Boulevard in Richmond.

EPA found that the facility was operating as a hazardous waste treatment, storage or disposal facility without a permit, as required by the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and Missouri state regulations.

At the Wollard Boulevard facility, Arnette also failed to conduct hazardous waste determinations on waste vacuum pump oil, epoxy intermediate process water, diatomaceous earth waste and an area of spilled material on the floor of the facility’s hazardous waste tank storage area.

The inspection also noted numerous violations involving failures to comply with hazardous waste generator requirements.

According to November 2009 inspection of Arnette’s facility in Richmond, EPA found the company had failed to submit reports to EPA and the state of Missouri concerning quantities of certain toxic chemicals that were manufactured, processed or otherwise used at the facility during 2006 to 2008.