Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Cenex Harvest States (CHS)
Current Parent Company
: CHS Inc.
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: March 29, 2011
: environment-related offenses
: environmental violation
: Minnesota-based Cenex Harvest States (CHS), Inc has agreed to settle a series of alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its facilities in Garretson, SD for $35,200. This includes a $15,500 civil penalty and $19,700 which will be used to conduct several agricultural ammonia safety workshops in multiple states including North and South Dakota. These workshops will include information on how the EPA Risk Management Program requirements apply to agricultural ammonia facilities and how these facilities can meet these requirements. CHS will also remove large tanks of ammonia (a toxic substance) from the Garretson, SD city center.
Level of Government
: agency action
: Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case
: South Dakota
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