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BASF to Pay More Than $1 Million to Settle Alleged Clean Air Violations

1:53 PM MDT | July 3, 2012 | Kara Sissell

U.S. EPA Region V says it has reached an agreement with BASF to settle alleged Clean Air Act violations at BASF’s Wyandotte, MI facility, requiring BASF to pay more than $1 million in penalties and environmental improvement projects. BASF has agreed to pay about $788,000 in penalties and spend at least $250,000 to retrofit or replace municipal diesel engines in Wayne Country, MI with certified clean-diesel technologies. The company will also improve leak detection and repair at the site and has already made changes to its processes that will reduce the...

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