Continental Cement and the EPA Agree on a Settlement
(ILASCO)—Continental Cement agrees to complete a 300-thousand dollar supplemental environmental project at their Hannibal facility. The Environmental Protection Agency says the project is part of a consent agreement. Continental also agrees to pay just over 22-thousand dollars in civil penalties to settle alleged violations of the Federal Clean Air Act of 2007 and 2008.
The project will eliminate Continental’s outside clinker pile along with associated material handling systems and replace it with enclosed conveyors and a dust controlled truck load out. The EPA says that by agreeing to the settlement, Continental Cement certifies that it is in compliance with the Clean Air Act.