Petrochemical Company Pays Over $10 million on Pollution Control

Petrochemical Company Pays Over $10 million on Pollution Control

A large petrochemical manufacturer in Texas and Louisiana will spend over $10 million to implement pollution control initiatives resulting from air, water and hazardous waste violations. The company will also pay a civil penalty of $2.8 million to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. The case was initiated as a result of inspections by the EPA at two facilities run by the company. The inspections revealed extensive violations involving leak detection and monitoring, as well as hazardous waste treatment.

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