EPA cracks down on Sims shredder

Jan 10, 2012 | 04:51 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  auto shredder, Sims Metal Management, EPA, pollution, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — The Environmental Protection Agency is cracking down on Sims Metal Management Ltd.’s auto shredder facility in Port of Redwood City, Calif.

The federal agency alleges that excessive discharges of copper, lead, mercury, zinc and polychlorinated biphenyls are making their way into San Francisco Bay, and has ordered the company to take immediate corrective action to comply with the Clean Water Act and the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System.....

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