CHICAGO - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has reached an agreement withready-to-assemble furniture maker Sauder Woodworking Co. on alleged Clean Air Act violations at the company’s cogeneration plant in Archbold, OH.

The agreement, which includes a $79,500 penalty, resolves EPA allegations that, among other things, Sauder violated federal and state regulations by emitting excessive amounts of visible particulates (smoke, dust and ash), nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds from its wood-fired boilers.

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