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Koch Nitrogen ordered to pay a civil penalty with the EPA
Posted: Feb 14 2013 by ppowers

 A Kansas-based fertilizer company has agreed to pay a civil penalty for federal rules violations at two of its plants in Iowa and one in Kansas. The Environmental Protection Agency says Koch Nitrogen Company has agreed to pay a 380 thousand dollar penalty for violations at its Fort Dodge, Marshalltown and Dodge City,Kansas plants. The violations at the facility were violations of the Clean Air Act. Each of the plant facilities are required to develop various things including risk management programs, ways to address emergency response and more.The Fort Dodge and Dodge City facilities manufacture ammonia and urea-ammonium nitrate solution. The Marshalltown facility is a pipeline terminal where anhydrous ammonia is removed from an interstate pipeline or from highway tank trucks and stored on the property. As a part of the settlement, Koch Nitrogen has certified that it is now in full compliance with Clean Air Act.

 A Kansas-based fertilizer company has agreed to pay a civil penalty for federal rules violations at two of its plants in Iowa and one in Kansas. The Environmental Protection Agency says Koch Nitrogen Company has agreed to pay a 380 thousand dollar penalty for violations at its Fort Dodge, Marshalltown and Dodge City,Kansas plants. The violations at the facility were violations of the Clean Air Act. Each of the plant facilities are required to develop various things including risk management programs, ways to address emergency response and more.The Fort Dodge and Dodge City facilities manufacture ammonia and urea-ammonium nitrate solution. The Marshalltown facility is a pipeline terminal where anhydrous ammonia is removed from an interstate pipeline or from highway tank trucks and stored on the property. As a part of the settlement, Koch Nitrogen has certified that it is now in full compliance with Clean Air Act.

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