"Florida Fertilizer Plant Fined $700,000 in Hazwaste Case"

"ORLANDO, Florida -- In the first case settled under the U.S. EPA's national enforcement push into the mining and mineral processing industry, a Florida fertilizer manufacturer will spend $12 million to reduce and manage hazardous wastes from its Plant City phosphoric acid and ammoniated fertilizer manufacturing facility.

The settlement, reached Friday, resolves CF Industries' violations of the federal law governing hazardous waste, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, RCRA, according to the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency. "

Environment News Service had the story August 8, 2010.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010