Supply Company Fired for EPA Violation

1 decade 1 year 11 months ago Thursday, October 04 2007 Oct 4, 2007 Thursday, October 04, 2007 4:45:32 AM CDT October 04, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Columbia-based farm supply company has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine for violating the federal Clean Air Act. U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway says MFA Incorporated pleaded guilty in federal court to a misdemeanor violation. The violation occurred at the company's Martinsburg plant in June 2003. Federal authorities say an MFA employee was loading anhydrous ammonia when a connection between two valves separated, causing severe burns to the employee.The agreement also requires MFA to upgrade its facilities.

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