Pfizer Unit, EPA Reach $2.2M Deal Over CAA Violations

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 3:38 PM EDT) -- A Pfizer Inc. unit on Friday agreed to pay $2.2 million to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Tennessee to settle allegations that the company's manufacturing facility violated the Clean Air Act.

The consent decree, filed concurrently with the complaint, calls for King Pharmaceuticals LLC to make equal payments of $1.1 million to the EPA and to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The settlement also requires the Bristol, Tenn., pharmaceutical facility to become compliant with national emissions standards.

The emissions standards,...
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