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The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has settled a case with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals LLC for violations of the Clean Air Act at the company's pharmaceutical manufacturing plant, in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. Pfizer did not have the proper air pollution controls to prevent leaks of methylene chloride gas used in the manufacturing process. In addition to coming into compliance with the leak detection requirements, Pfizer has agreed to spend $410,000 to expand the municipal recycling program in Barceloneta. The company will also pay a civil penalty of $318,000.