Ag business settles EPA case

Midland Marketing Co-op has reached a settlement with the EPA because of an anhydrous ammonia leak. The company will pay a $20,000 and another $25,000 to purc


State News

May 19, 2020 - 10:07 AM

LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — Federal regulators have reached settlements with two agricultural storage and supply businesses to resolve alleged violations of clean air regulations.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a news release Thursday that it inspected Midland Marketing Co-op Inc. and Troy Elevator Inc. in response to accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia that injured workers. 

Anhydrous ammonia is corrosive to the skin, eyes and lungs, and exposure may result in injury or death, the agency said.

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