Pharma Processor Settles EPA Emissions Claims

Law360, New York (June 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A company that processes animal byproduct materials into pharmaceutical products and dietary supplements has agreed to pay a civil penalty and install pollution-reducing process controls at a facility as part of a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the city of Omaha.

In a consent decree filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, the city and EPA said American Laboratories Inc. had been violating provisions of the federal Clean Air Act, Nebraska's State Implementation Plan and related provisions of...
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