EPA: Iowa City To Pay $220,000 To Resolve Issues Over Chlorine Storage

Mealey's (May 27, 2016, 9:33 AM EDT) -- LENEXA, Kan. — A regional office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced May 24 that the city of Fort Dodge, Iowa, has agreed to pay $20,000 to the agency and spend $200,000 to build a new road to a facility that was storing excessive amounts of chlorine gas.

The agency contended that the John T. Pray Water Treatment Plant was in violation of the federal Risk Management Program.

Risk Management Programs and plans are required under the Clean Air Act for certain facilities that use...
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