Kidde-Fenwal To Pay $25K In Toxic-Reporting Failure

Law360, New York (November 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and fire-detection systems maker Kidde-Fenwal Inc. have reached a settlement regarding toxic-chemical reporting at the company’s two plants in Ranson, W.Va.

The EPA cited Kidde-Fenwal for failing to file required annual reports for lead and copper for the year 2006 at its Ranson facilities.

The agency said Thursday that Kidde-Fenwal will pay a fine of $24,923 for its violation of the Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, which requires companies that manufacture, use or process more than a certain amount of toxic...
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