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March 14, 2012

Lynn L. Bergeson, “EPA Fines Dover Chemical $1.4 Million,” Chemical Processing, March 14, 2012.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that Dover Chemical Corporation has agreed to pay a $1.4-million civil penalty for alleged violations of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) premanufacture notice (PMN) obligations for the production of various short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP). This column explains why this enforcement action is noteworthy.