Tenaris Fined For Failure To Report Chemicals

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that steel pipe manufacturer Tenaris Global Services Corp. would pay about $717,000 in civil penalties for failing to report the presence of toxic chemicals at its plants in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas.

Tenaris violated federal environmental reporting regulations when it failed to disclose the quantities of chemicals like lead, manganese, nickel and nitric acid at seven of its facilities between 2005 and 2008, according to the EPA.

All in all, Tenaris will pay $717,324 for failing to submit yearly...
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