Virginia fines Yokohama’s Salem over silane pollution

ERJ staff report (DS)

Salem, Virginia – Yokohama’s tyre-making facility in Salem Virginia has been fined over excessive emissions due to its introduction of silica-silane mixing and the consequent emissions of ethanol. The company did not seek permission before the emissions began.

Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality has issued fines and charges totalling almost $50,000 to be paid within a month.

Yokohama began silica-silane mixing at the plant in 2004, but did not seek permission to generate ethanol emissions

This is an external link and should…

To read more,please login or register below.

This is the first step to more free
content, user offers, subscriptions
and more.
Log in here using the Email Address
and Password you signed up with