EPA aims $100k fine at US rubber company for clean air violations

ERJ staff report (DS)

Chicago, Illinois — the US Environmental Protection Agency has filed a complaint against BRC Rubber and Plastics Inc. for alleged clean-air violations at the company’s automotive parts manufacturing and coating plant in Montpelier, Indiana. EPA has proposed a $109 784 (Euro 84 000) penalty.

The EPA alleges the BRC plant emitted excessive amounts of organic hazardous air pollutants in violation of federal regulations and its state operating permit.

BRC has 30 days from receipt of the complaint to file an answer and request…

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