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Exide Settles Lawsuit

Exide Settles Lawsuit

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that Exide Technologies, headquartered in Milton, Georgia, has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the United States on behalf of the U.S. EPA and by the state of Indiana alleging Clean Air Act violations at the company’s lead smelter in Muncie, Indiana.

As part of the settlement, Exide Technologies has agreed to spend more than $3.9 million to install state-of-the-art pollution control equipment to reduce harmful air pollution generated at the facility, according to a news release issued by the EPA. The settlement also requires Exide to pay a civil penalty of $820,000. 

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