Nitric Acid Plant Operators Settle CAA Suit

Law360, Chicago (March 18, 2014, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Three LSB Industries Inc. units have settled with state and federal environmental regulators over alleged Clean Air Act violations at three nitric acid plants in Alabama, Arkansas and Oklahoma, according to documents filed in federal court on Tuesday.

The LSB subsidiaries — El Dorado Chemical Co., Cherokee Nitrogen Co. and Pryor Chemical Co. — agreed in a consent decree to pay $725,000 in fines, and update the plants to cut down on nitrogen oxide emissions.

The deal resolves allegations — laid out in a complaint filed...
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Case Title

United States of America et al v. El Dorado Chemical Co et al


Case Number

5:14-cv-00271

Court

Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Stephen P. Friot

Date Filed

March 18, 2014

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