Weyerhaeuser To Pay $19K Over Emissions Test

Law360, New York (November 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Weyerhaeuser Co. is set to fork over more than $19,000 for violating federal emission testing regulations at its Compton, Calif., container-board packaging plant, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.

The $19,343 penalty comes after Weyerhaeuser, which is one of the world's largest forest products companies, came forward and voluntarily disclosed its violations, according to the EPA.

The company also promptly performed the required emission test after notifying the agency of the violations, the EPA said.

Deborah Jordan, director of the air division in the EPA’s...
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