The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached an agreement with Wisconsin Veneer and Plywood on clean-air violations at the company’s wood veneer, plywood and lumber manufacturing plant in Mattoon, Wisconsin.

Under the agreement, the company will have to pay US$5,000 as a penalty and US$49,736 to install a closed loop dust handling system to help eliminate potential fugitive dust from fine sawdust at its Newberry, Michigan lumber plant.