EPA cites Remelt Services for clean-air violations
Chicago, IL— U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency Region 5 has filed an administrative complaint
against Remelt Services Inc. for alleged clean-air violations
at the company’s aluminum recovery plant at 6560 Juniata
Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. EPA proposed a $119,822 penalty.
EPA alleges that Remelt failed
to comply with federal dioxin and furan emission control requirements
for its aluminum melting furnace. Specifically, EPA alleges that
the company failed to meet requirements for proper operation,
monitoring, planning, recordkeeping and notification.
Remelt has 30 days from receipt
of the complaint to file an answer and request a hearing. The
company may request an informal conference with EPA at any time
to discuss resolving the allegations.