Saint-Gobain To Pay $140K Over Clean Air Compliance

Law360, New York (September 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Glass maker Saint-Gobain Containers Inc. has settled alleged Clean Air Act violations with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the second time in three years, agreeing to pay a fine of $139,534 for its troubled Madera, Calif. facility.

The consent agreement, filed Monday with the EPA's regional hearing clerk in San Francisco, resolves alleged violations at the same wine bottle manufacturing plant that figured in the company's $929,00 settlement with the agency in 2005, according to an EPA spokeswoman.

The EPA accused the glass maker of...
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