Lafarge To Pay $1.5M, Get Extension In EPA Deal

Law360, Chicago (July 23, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT) -- Lafarge North America Inc. has agreed to shell out $1.5 million on new emission reduction measures at a New York state cement plant under a revised settlement that also extends the deadline to build a replacement kiln to cut the plant's air pollution, federal and state officials said Tuesday.

The federal government lodged a proposed amendment Tuesday in Illinois federal court to update the deal that U.S. units of France-based Lafarge reached in 2010 with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and various states that resolved allegations...
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