DuPont agrees to spend $66 million to reduce air pollution at four plants [USA]

Author: Dave Bary and Tressa Tillman, United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) , Published on: 20 July 2007

The Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement today with E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. that is expected to reduce more than 13,000 tons of harmful emissions annually from four sulfuric acid production plants...Du Pont will spend at least $66 million on air pollution controls at the plants and pay a civil penalty of $4.125 million under the Clean Air Act settlement…The first global sulfuric acid manufacturing compliance agreement was announced earlier this year with Rhodia Inc.

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