Steel Co. Columbus Fined For CAA Violations

Law360, New York (November 21, 2011, 8:06 PM EST) -- An Ohio federal judge told Columbus Steel Castings Co. Inc. on Friday to pay $825,000 and install more air pollution prevention devices after pleading guilty to violating the Clean Air Act.

U.S. District Judge James L. Graham handed down the sentence in a criminal case prosecuted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. attorney's office.

Columbus Steel Castings has said it did not operate air pollution controls at four emission sources at its Columbus, Ohio, foundry at various points between 2004 and 2007, including...
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