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Honeywell To Pay $12M To Settle EPA Permit Case

Law360 (March 11, 2011, 7:28 PM EST) -- Honeywell International Inc. admitted Friday to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's criminal charge that it illegally stored hazardous waste at an Illinois chemical plant and agreed to pay a $11.8 million criminal fine.

Judge J. Phil Gilbert of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois accepted Honeywell's guilty plea on one felony count of knowingly storing a hazardous waste without a permit, in violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

Honeywell was also sentenced to five years of probation requiring the company...
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