November 19, 2019 / 1:25 PM / 2 months ago

Kansas spirits maker admits Clean Air Act violation, fined $1 mln

MGP Ingredients (MGPI), a producer and supplier of distilled spirits and specialty wheat, has agreed to pay a $1 million fine for violating the Clean Air Act as part of a plea agreement, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas said on Monday.

The Atchison, Kansas, corporation pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor offense for a 2016 incident that resulted in the formation of a toxic chlorine acid gas cloud at an MGPI Atchison facility.

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