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Company: Eckart America Corp.
Current Parent CompanyAltana
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Penalty: $330,000
Year: 2013
Date: June 19, 2013
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Eckart agreed to pay $330,000 in settlement of allegations it failed to conduct monitoring, operated equipment that exceeded permitted temperature limits resulting in several exceedances of volatile organic compound emission limits, failed to obtain District permits for certain equipment, failed to install controls on certain equipment, and failed to certify information truthfully, accurately, and completely in its Title V compliance certifications.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Louisville (KY) Metro Air Pollution Control District
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Kentucky
Facility County: Jefferson
Facility City: Louisville
HQ Country of Current Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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