October 28, 2013
By Staff reports, Charleston Gazette
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — DuPont Co. has agreed to pay an $800,000 fine and implement several emissions safeguards at its Washington Works Plant near Parkersburg as part of a proposed deal with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
In a news release, EPA said it had reached the deal with DuPont to settle alleged Clean Air Act violations at the Wood County facility.
The deal requires DuPont to take steps to limit emissions of hazardous air pollutants, including volatile organic compounds such as formaldehyde, methanol and acetal, EPA said…
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