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Manufacturer of Aerosol Packaged Chemical Products Settles Federal Enforcement Action Alleging Hazardous Waste Violations

U.S. EPA announced that it settled an enforcement action against Claire Manufacturing Co. for alleged hazardous waste violations.  The company manufactures aerosol packaged chemical products at its facility located at 500 Vista Ave. in Addison, Illinois.

EPA alleged multiple violations of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, including failing to “obtain a hazardous waste storage permit, update its emergency plan, train personnel, label containers, get assessments/certifications, maintain records and meet inspection requirements for its tank systems.”

Claire Manufacturing will pay a $44,200 penalty to settle the action.

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