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USA: Cemex settles with EPA

28 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex and its affiliate, Kosmos Cement Company, have reached a settlement deal with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to resolve alleged historical violations of the Clean Air Act at five cement plants in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas. Cemex will invest around US$10m to cut emissions of harmful pollution. Emissions monitoring and reduction equipment will be installed at the five plants. Cemex will also pay US$1.69m in civil penalties, conduct energy audits and spend US$15...

Cemex to pay US$1m to settle Clean Air Act fine, USA

22 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Cemex is to pay a US$1m civil penalty and install US$600,000 worth of new pollution control equipment at its Lyons plant in Colorado, to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, according to the US Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency. The complaint centered on changes made at the Lyons plant between 1997 and 2000, when it was owned by Southdown. "Today's settlement will reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides, which can have serious impacts on respir...