EPA and DOJ Proposed Settlement improves safety of Chelsea, Massachusetts facility dealing with dangerous chemicals

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Chelsea, Mass. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed settlement with Kayem Foods, Inc. to resolve alleged violations of the Risk Management regulations issued by EPA under Section 112(r)(7) of the Clean Air Act. Under the Risk Management regulations, Kayem Foods is required to properly manage the anhydrous ammonia used in the refrigeration system at its Chelsea, Massachusetts facility in order to protect the safety of workers, emergency responders, and the surrounding community. The proposed settlement resolves claims in a complaint filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of EPA simultaneously with the settlement.



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