Solutia, EPA Ink $1M Deal Over Pollution At Chemical Plant

Law360, Los Angeles (December 21, 2012, 2:43 PM EST) -- Chemical manufacturer Solutia Inc. and a plastics maker have agreed to pay $970,000 to settle allegations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that they violated the Clean Air Act while operating a chemical plant in Springfield, Mass., the agency said Thursday.

The settlement was filed in Massachusetts federal court as part of a consent decree between the Solutia, INEOS Melamines LLC and the federal government, resolving claims that the companies violated the CWA and other environmental laws between 2003 and 2010 at the Indian Orchard plant, located...
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United States of America v. Solutia, Inc. et al


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1:12-cv-12377

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Massachusetts

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893(Environmental Matters)

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December 20, 2012

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