Williams Pays $2.2M For Clean Air Act Violations

Law360, New York (March 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Williams Refining and Marketing Co. has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle allegations that it violated of the Clean Air Act, the U.S. Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday.

The settlement agreement resolves allegations brought by the EPA against the power company over benzene emissions at its Memphis, Tenn. petroleum refinery.

Other allegations against Williams were resolved under the settlement, including claims that it didn’t comply with leak detection and repair regulations and that it failed to properly store hazardous waste. Williams...
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