EPA Sues Plastics Maker Over Styrene Emissions

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 4:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is claiming a Continental Structural Plastics Inc. fiberglass plant releases photochemically reactive compounds without any system to control emissions, in violation of the Clean Air Act and Ohio state regulations.

The EPA filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Wednesday, seeking civil penalties as well as a permanent injunction against CSP ordering it to comply with the applicable CAA and Ohio regulations.

CSP's reinforced fiberglass manufacturing facility in Van Wert, Ohio includes several...
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