DuPont To Pay Waste, Safety Fines For NJ Plant Violations

Law360, New York (December 12, 2011, 7:40 PM EST) -- DuPont Co. agreed on Thursday to pay $725,000 in fines and adjust chemical handling practices at one of its facilities after an investigation by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection found several dozen violations over the course of three years.

As part of an administrative consent order lodged with the state of New Jersey, the chemical giant agreed to pay the fines, tighten up its waste-handling evaluation procedures and submit new measures for preventing spills at its Chambers Works facility in Salem County.

DuPont self-reported a number...
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