EPA: Carbon Fiber Supplier To Pay $125,000 For Violating Notification Law

(May 9, 2016, 9:33 AM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A regional office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced May 5 that SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers LLC will pay $125,000 for violations of the Emergency Planning and Community Right To Know Act (EPCRA) stemming from the company’s failure to alert a local emergency planning committee about its storage of nitrogen and ammonium bicarbonate and its releases of ammonia and hydrogen cyanide at its Moses Lake, Wash., manufacturing plant.

The EPA stated that between May 2012 and June 2014, SGL failed to inform the...
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