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Company: Barnhardt Manufacturing Company
Penalty: $860,000
Year: 2021
Date: December 7, 2021
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Barnhardt agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million in settlements with the United States EPA and the State of Massachusetts of allegations it spilled dozens of gallons of concentrated sulfuric acid from its Colrain facility into the North River, killing more than 270,000 fish, including thousands of state-listed rare species. Penalty listed is sum of payments to the State listed in the press release.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Massachusetts
Facility City: Colrain
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