Pa. Coke Plant To Spend $36M To Settle Pollution Claims

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 5:38 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania coke processor Shenango Inc. said Tuesday that it will pay $1.75 million for multiple environmental violations at its Pittsburgh-area plant, and will spend an additional $34 million on improvements to bring the facility into compliance.

The settlement, announced on the same day that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed a federal complaint against the company, resolves a series of alleged infractions of the Clean Air and Clean Water acts stretching back more than a decade tied to air pollution from the plant’s smokestacks and wastewater...
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