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Under a $12 million settlement with the United States and the state of New York, Tonawanda Coke Corp. agreed to pay $2.75 million in civil penalties, spend approximately $7.9 million to reduce air pollution and enhance air and water quality and spend an additional $1.3 million for environmental projects in the area of Tonawanda, New York. Under the consent decree lodged in federal court in the Western District of New York, Tonawanda Coke was required to improve its processes, operations and monitoring for coke oven gas leaks, assess key equipment, repair or replace equipment, install new pollution controls and take many additional measures under a prescribed schedule. This work, estimated to cost approximately $7.9 million, was expected to secure significant reductions of benzene, ammonia and particulate matter emissions from the plant, improving air quality in Tonawanda and protecting public health.
http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/tonawanda-coke-pay-12-million-civil-penalties-facility-improvements-and-environmental (archived copy)