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Cemex To Pay $11.6M To Resolve Claims Over Nitrogen Oxide Emissions

(July 28, 2016, 9:57 AM EDT) -- KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Cemex Inc. entered into proposed consent decree in Tennessee federal court on July 27 in which it agreed to invest approximately $10 million on technology to cut emissions of nitrogen oxide at five of its cement manufacturing plants to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and pay a $1.6 million civil penalty (United States of America, et al. v. Cemex Inc., et al., No. 16-cv-471, E.D. Tenn.).

(Complaint available. Document #08-160812-038C. Consent decree available. Document #08-160812-039X.)

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