BASF Coughs Up $1M To Resolve Clean Air Act Dispute

Law360, New York (June 28, 2012, 4:34 PM EDT) -- BASF Corp. has agreed to pay more than $1 million in fines and project costs as part of a consent agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over alleged Clean Air Act violations from a chemical manufacturing facility in Wyandotte, Mich., the EPA announced Wednesday.

The chemical giant will pay a $788,000 penalty and shell out at least $250,000 for a supplemental environmental project as part of the agreement, which comes after the EPA found during a March 2008 site inspection that the company was allegedly...
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