Grain Processing Corp. receives violation notice from EPA


Muscatine, IA. Photo by apo lanthar, Flickr.

The Environmental Protetion Agency issued a notice of violation last month to Grain Processing Corp. in Muscatine, Iowa. The EPA alleges that the company violated the Iowa State Implementation Plan and the federal Clean Air Act.

According to the EPA, the GPC facility repeatedly violated limits on air emissions opacity between 2007 and 2011, which were set in the company’s 1995 construction permit and its 2003 operating permit.

In addition to the violation notice, the EPA has also required the company to provide information about it’s compliance with the Clean Water Act.

For more information, read the full article at the Quad-City Times.

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