Newport Shipyard to pay fine, lower emissions in EPA settlement

AMERICAN SHIPYARD CO. LLC has agreed to pay $31,000 and lower its volatile organic compound emission as part of a Clean Air Act settlement with the EPA.  / COURTESY U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
AMERICAN SHIPYARD CO. LLC has agreed to pay $31,000 and lower its volatile organic compound emission as part of a Clean Air Act settlement with the EPA. / COURTESY U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
BOSTON – Newport-based American Shipyard Co. LLC, which does business as Newport Shipyard, has been fined $31,000 in a Clean Air Act settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Under the settlement, Newport Shipyard, which repairs and paints vessels, will pay $31,000 and obtain a Clean Air Act permit from the state of Rhode Island…
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