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EPA Reaches Agreement on Clean Air Violations with Alcan Rolled Products – Ravenswood, LLC
Release Date: 06/01/2007
Contact Information: Donna Heron 215-814-5113
PHILADELPHIA (June 1, 2007) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s mid-Atlantic region has reached an agreement with Alcan Rolled Products – Ravenswood, LLC on alleged clean air violations at the company's secondary aluminum production facility on Century Road, Ravenswood, W.Va.
The agreement, resolves EPA allegations that Alcan violated the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants that apply to its Ravenswood facility. The company’s alleged failure to timely submit or provide complete and adequate plans and notices regarding procedures for the operation, maintenance, monitoring, possible malfunction and other aspects of the plant, and its air pollution control systems is a violation of the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants. Alcan will pay a $27,500 penalty as part of the agreement.
The alleged violations occurred between 2003 and 2006.