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Dover Chemical Fined $1.4 million for TSCA Violations

12:52 PM MST | February 14, 2012 | Kara Sissell

Dover Chemical will pay $1.4 million to settle alleged violations of the Toxic  Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA says. Dover violated TSCA part 720 by manufacturing short-chained, medium-chain and long-chain chlorinated paraffins without first submitting a premanufacture notice (PMN) to EPA at least 90 days before manufacturing, the agency says. As part of the settlement, Dover has stopped manufacturing short-chain chlorinated paraffins. Industry attorneys say EPA’s case  is significant because the agency is taking the position that the...

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