Ineos Pays EPA $1M To Settle CAA Breaches At Ohio Plant

Law360, New York (June 5, 2012, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Chemical manufacturer Ineos USA LLC agreed Monday to pay a $1.15 million fine to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that it violated the Clean Air Act at its Lima, Ohio, chemical plant.

The EPA alleged Ineos violated the CAA repeatedly between 2003 and 2008 by improperly monitoring and outfitting systems at the plant, leading to a series of leakages and uncontrolled emissions. The EPA also claimed Ineos violated the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act by failing to notify the National Response...
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