Bayer Unit Strikes Deal Over W.Va. Enviro Violations

Law360, New York (September 22, 2010, 4:20 PM EDT) -- Bayer CropScience LP will pay West Virginia environmental regulators $460,000 for past violations at a plant in the state, the company announced Wednesday.

The settlement with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection covers violations of regulations for the storage of hazardous wastes and clean air rules at Bayer CropScience's Institute, W.Va., plant, the Bayer AG unit said.

“We have resolved these past issues with the WVDEP,” said Steve Hedrick, head of the Institute Industrial Park. “Working with the agency, we addressed a backlog of regulatory...
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