Cement Cos. Settle With EPA, DOJ Over Emissions

Law360, New York (September 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two companies that own and run a cement manufacturing facility in Illinois have agreed to pay an $800,000 civil penalty and install state-of-the-art pollution controls to reduce harmful air emissions.

To resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, St. Marys Cement Inc. and St. Barbara Cement Inc. agreed to implement specified pollution control equipment by April 30, 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.

From that date on, the companies will have to hit the required emission reduction mark...
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