EPA Deal With Mich. Sugar Beet Co. Approved

Law360, New York (October 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In an agreement that raises the bar for environmental compliance of the sugar beet processing industry, a federal court has approved a settlement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Michigan Sugar Co., a nonprofit, farmer-owned sugar beet processor, over alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.

Judge Julian Abele Cook of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan signed off on the settlement Monday, approving a $13 million court-mandated equipment upgrade and a $210,000 civil penalty to be paid by Michigan Sugar...
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