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Massachusetts Businesses Face Fines For Lack of Grease Trap Cleaning

Massachusetts Businesses Face Fines For Lack of Grease Trap Cleaning

Massachusetts Businesses Face Fines For Lack of Grease Trap Cleaning More than 70 percent of businesses, organizations and facilities in Plymouth Massachusetts that prepare food are not in compliance with state regulations that require grease traps be pumped and cleaned at least once a year. The Plymouth Director of Public Health delivers the data with …

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Video of Sewage at Michigan Restaurant is Grease Trap Overflow

Video of Sewage at Fast Food Restaurant is Grease Trap Overflow

Video of Sewage at Michigan Restaurant is Grease Trap Overflow A local health official said that the “sewage” captured on video by a customer at a Michigan fast food restaurant was actually a grease trap spill. “It wasn’t fecal material, which a lot of people when they think of raw sewage backing up they think …

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Texas City Enforcing New Grease Trap Program To Prevent FOG

Texas City Enforcing New Grease Trap Program

Texas City Enforcing New Grease Trap Program The City of Amarillo Texas is requiring restaurant and bar owners to obtain a new permit for waste water pre-treatment. It’s part of the City’s Grease Trap Program. Some local bar owners have expressed their frustration with it, especially if they don’t serve food at their establishment. According to …

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Texas Councilman Caught In Grease Trap Ordinance Enforcement

Texas Councilman Caught In Grease Trap Ordinance Enforcement

Texas Councilman Caught In Grease Trap Ordinance Enforcement The Montgomery Texas City Council heard a report regarding local business compliance with city ordinances, specifically the required installation of backflow prevention devices and the operation of grease traps. The report stated the monthly inspections of grease traps installed in local restaurants, schools, and establishments that provide …

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University Installing Grease Traps To Protect Local Sewers

University Installing Grease Traps To Protect Local Sewers

University Installing Grease Traps To Protect Local Sewers The University of St Andrews is embarking on a major new project to help put the town’s sewer network on a diet. They are bestowing a new PHD (Pretty Huge Diet) on the town’s sewers. They will spend more than $150,000 installing around 25 grease traps at …

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Clogged Restaurant Drain Forces Temporary Closure of Missouri Restaurant

Clogged Restaurant Drain Forces Temporary Closure of Missouri Restaurant

Clogged Restaurant Drain Forces Temporary Closure of Missouri Restaurant A plumbing problem led to the temporary closure of an Italian restaurant in Joplin, Missouri. Johnny Carino’s had to close after an apparent restaurant drain backup caused sewage from the restaurant run into a storm drain, according to a health inspection. According to the report, grease …

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Grease Interceptor Regulations Could Force Tennessee Restaurant To Close

Grease Interceptor Regulations Could Force Tennessee Restaurant To Close

Grease Interceptor Regulations Could Force Tennessee Restaurant To Close After 25 years, a challenging business environment and a requirement to comply with EPA regulations could spell doom for an iconic Knoxville, Tennessee eatery. Egyptian natives Mo and Seham Girgis had been in Knoxville about 10 years, working at various restaurants and hotels, when they took …

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Massachusetts Town’s Board of Health Tightens Regulations on Grease Interceptor Pumping

Massachusetts Town’s Board of Health Tightens Regulations on Grease Interceptor Pumping

Massachusetts Town’s Board of Health Tightens Regulations on Grease Interceptor Pumping Last fall, a sewer system backup in Mansfield MA that was caused by fats and oils clogging the line sent sewage into the road and the basements of two West Street homes. The Board of Health recently adopted new regulations of fats, oils and …

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Texas Town Approves City Ordinance On Grease Trap Cleaning At Local Businesses

Texas Town Approves Ordinance On Grease Trap Cleaning At Local Businesses

Texas Town Approves Ordinance On Grease Trap Cleaning At Local Businesses Businesses and institutions across Tyler, TX will have new requirements on the fats, oils and grease that they put into the City’s sewer system. The Tyler City Council voted to implement a new ordinance regulating grease traps used in local businesses. The vote at …

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Commercial Kitchen Backlash from California City’s Grease Interceptor Law Enforcement

Commercial Kitchen Backlash from California City’s Grease Interceptor Law Enforcement

Commercial Kitchen Backlash from California City’s Grease Interceptor Law Enforcement A California City’s grease interceptor law that has been at the center of some controversy after City staff began re-enforcing the decades-old municipal code. It was put under the spotlight at a recent meeting of the Lompoc City Council. The Council reviewed the ordinance, which …

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