Texas environmental agency fines CP Chem $100,000

05 June 2013 19:01  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) fined Chevron Phillips Chemical $100,000 (€76,000) for emitting too much air pollution from its plant in Jefferson County, the state agency said on Wednesday.

The emissions began on 3 April 2012, the TCEQ said.

The $100,000 fine was among the $501,180 in total penalties that the TCEQ approved against 33 entities for breaking the state's environmental rules, it said.

($1 = €0.76)

By: Al Greenwood
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