DECEMBER 2009

EPA reaches agreement with J&J Cores on clean-air violations

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 has reached an agreement with J&J Cores, LLC on alleged clean-air violations at the company’s secondary aluminum production facility in Newcomerstown, Ohio. EPA assessed a $1,000 penalty.

The agreement resolves EPA allegations that from April to June 2008 J&J Cores failed to continuously monitor and record temperatures of the afterburner that controls hazardous air pollutant emissions from its sweat furnace.