February 12, 2018 / 8:00 PM / 8 months ago

Shell settles state, U.S. clean air violations at Louisiana plant

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Shell Chemical LP will install a $10 million pollution monitoring and control system at its Norco, Louisiana, chemical plant as part of a settlement over allegations it violated the Clean Air Act, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: A passenger plane flies over a Shell logo at a petrol station in west London, in this January 29, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files

In a statement, the department said Shell Chemical would also pay $350,000 in civil penalties as part of the consent decree.

Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe

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