EPA fines Amerigas for failure to file hazmat report
Jul 24, 2006 7:22 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered Amerigas Propane LP to pay $28,495.95 for failure to file a Tier II, Inventory of Hazardous Chemicals Report, to the Washington State Emergency Response Commission and the Dallesport WA Local Emergency Planning Committee and fire department, according to EPA information.
In addition to the penalty, Amerigas has also agreed to perform a supplemental environmental project that will provide $28,752 to pay for emergency response equipment for Dallesport Fire Department, EPA said.
Amerigas failed to file the inventory reports in 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. Amerigas sells propane and for this purpose stores approximately 600,000 pounds of propane at the site in Dallesport, EPA said.
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