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According to a news release,
Upon questioning, Certa Pro Painters admitted responsibility, the department said. A subsequent inspection of the company’s facility in Fairhaven found hazardous waste storage violations, including unlabeled, 55-gallon drums of waste stored outside without containment.
Once notified by MassDEP of the discharge, Certa Pro Painters immediately ceased the discharge and took immediate actions to clean up the material, the news release said.
MassDEP has agreed to suspend $2,875 of the assessed penalty, provided that Certa Pro Painters does not have any additional discharges to storm drains or surface water, the department said earlier this month. •