SunCoke Will Spend Over $100M In Air Pollution Settlement

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 6:48 PM EDT) -- SunCoke Energy Inc. will pay nearly $2 million to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations of emission limits at its metallurgical coke-making plants in Illinois and Ohio and spend approximately $100 million to install emission control equipment at the facilities, federal authorities said Wednesday.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, along with the states of Illinois and Ohio, had accused SunCoke and two of its subsidiaries of excessively bypassing venting of hot coking gases directly to the atmosphere, resulting in excess sulfur dioxide and particulate matter emissions...
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