EPA Fines DuPont Over Mercury Discharges
DuPont accepted the civil penalty as part of a consent agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the agency announced Tuesday.
DuPont discharged mercury from a Kinston polymer fiber manufacturing facility in excess of the amount allowed by its permit under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, according to the EPA.
DuPont had purchased the facility in...
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