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Company: Honeywell Resins and Chemicals LLC
Current Parent CompanyHoneywell International
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Penalty: $69,000,000
Year: 2013
Date: March 27, 2013
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Honeywell Resins and Chemicals LLC agreed to pay a $3 million civil penalty for alleged Clean Air Act violations at its Hopewell, Va., plant, and improve the facility's air pollution control equipment and processes. In addition to the $3 million civil penalty, Honeywell agreed to reduce harmful air pollutants, install selective catalytic reduction at four production trains at the facility, conduct a third-party benzene waste operations audit, and implement an enhanced leak detection and repair program at the facility. Honeywell also agreed to perform a mitigation project valued at approximately $1 million at the facility. The settlement reduced annual emissions of NOx by about 6,260 tons, and cut annual emissions of benzene, other VOCs and hazardous air pollutants by 100 tons. The estimated cost for injunctive relief to address these emissions was approximately $66 million.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Virginia
Facility City: Hopewell
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: diversified
Specific Industry of Current Parent: diversified
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