McAfee & Taft RegLINC - May 2011: Large emission sources targeted by EPA


In accordance with the EPA’s National Enforcement Initiatives for 2011- 2013, the agency is scrutinizing large emission sources to reduce air pollution. The focus of this effort is to improve industry compliance with new source review provisions of the Clean Air Act (CAA). In 2010, the EPA’s enforcement efforts led to $1.4 billion in pollution controls and $14 million in civil penalties.

Terra Industries Inc., a nitrogen fertilizer and nitric acid producer, has entered into a consent decree with the EPA and DOJ to settle violations alleged at nine plants in three states....

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