Chemical Co. Thatcher Strikes Deal Over Emissions

Law360, New York (January 21, 2011, 6:13 PM EST) -- Chemical manufacturer Thatcher Co. has agreed to update its air emissions control equipment and pay a civil penalty as part of a $180,000 settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The settlement relates to Clean Air Act violations the EPA discovered while inspecting the facility in February and April for its compliance with federal risk management program regulations, the agency said Thursday.

During the inspection, the EPA found that Utah-based Thatcher had not adequately complied with a requirement that it develop a risk management program and...
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