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EPA reaches agreement with TES Filer City power plant

Release Date: 05/12/2008
Contact Information: William Omohundro, 312-353-8254,

No. 08-OPA089

(Chicago, Ill. - May12, 2008) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has reached an agreement with TES Filer City Station LP on alleged clean-air violations at the company's 60-megawatt cogeneration power plant at 700 Mee St., Filer City, Mich.

The agreement, which includes a $24,500 penalty, resolves EPA allegations that TES Filer City Station violated its state operating permit by failing to observe and/or record visible emissions from three emissions units on several occasions and by feeding excess petroleum coke into both of its boilers on four occasions.

Information about EPA Region 5's air enforcement program is at .
Potential environmental violations may be reported at .

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