Wash. Beef Plant Fined $115K For Clean Air Violations

Law360 (September 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Washington state beef-processing plant has agreed to pay at least $115,942 to settle alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act for failing to properly implement a risk-management program to protect workers from hazardous chemicals that are kept at the plant.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the settlement on Monday, in which Washington Beef LLC agreed to pay a $25,942 civil penalty and spend at least $90,000 overhauling its current risk-management plan and installing an alarm system to warn workers in the event of...
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