KAMLAH, ID – Three Rivers Timber Inc., a lumber manufacturing facility located on the Nez Perce Reservation, has agreed to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a $6,500 penalty for not submitting a required air quality compliance certificate on time.

According to the EPA, Three Rivers failed to submit the document – a Title V Annual Compliance Certification for the reporting period Jan. 1, 2006 through Dec. 31, 2006 – to the EPA until Aug. 6, 2007. This violated the company’s Clean Air Act “Title V” operating permit. Three Rivers has been penalized in the past for similar late reporting.

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