SAN FRANCISCO (May 23)—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined two Southern California firms for allegedly failing to report estimated toxic chemical compound releases in the 1990s. Kirkhill Rubber Co., of Brea, Calif., will pay a civil penalty of $35,700 for failing to report its 1995 friable asbestos, zinc coumpound and di-2 pthalates emissions releases; and Mission Kleensweep Products, of Los Angeles, has been fined $13,183 for allegedly failing to report glycol ethers and phosphoric acid releases in 1996 and 1997, the agency said.
EPA fines firms for report oversights
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