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Georgia-Pacific to Spend $4.7 Million in Arkansas Air Claims

Dec. 19, 2018, 8:30 PM

An Arkansas-based chemical facility owned by Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC will spend $4.7 million on environmental projects and pollution controls as part of a settlement being published Dec. 20 in the Federal Register.

The Justice Department Dec. 14 lodged a proposed consent decree directing the company to put in place three supplemental environmental projects valued at $1.8 million as well as a $2.9 million mitigation project to resolve the government’s claims the facility violated several air pollution control requirements.

The company also will pay civil penalties of $600,000, divided equally between the Justice Department...

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