BRIEF-Dupont to pay $1.275 mln penalty, $2.28 mln for improvements to processes, in resolving Clean Air Act case

Wed Aug 27, 2014 3:09pm EDT

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Aug 27 (Reuters) - E I du Pont de Nemours and Co : * U.S. says Dupont to pay $1.275 million penalty, resolve clean air act

violations and protect communities and kanawha river near West Virginia

facility * U.S. Department of Justice, environmental protection agency say Dupont

settles over eight alleged releases of harmful levels of hazardous substances

from May 2006 to January 2010 * U.S. says Dupont to take corrective actions to prevent future harmful

releases * U.S. says Dupont estimates will spend $2.28 million to complete required

improvements to its safety, emergency response processes