CF Industries To Pay $175M Over Waste At Fla. Plant

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 3:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that CF Industries Inc. had agreed to pay $12 million to reduce waste at a Florida chemical facility and guaranteed that it would pay $163.5 million for the eventual closure of the facility and its long-term care.

The settlement resolves the EPA’s allegations that CF Industries violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act at its Plant City, Fla., phosphoric acid and fertilizer manufacturing facility.

CF Industries will also fork over a $700,000 civil penalty, which the EPA will split...
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