Tire dealer, EPA talks hit impasse

Linsalata, Vera
September 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;9/22/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that the negotiations have stalled between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency attorneys and tire dealers in Wisconsin and northern Illinois regarding cleanup costs at Watertown Tire Recyclers LLC. The EPA sent letters in July 2008 to the dealers, the state of Wisconsin and other businesses asking that they pay their share of cleanup costs related to a 2005 tire fire at Watertown Tire Recyclers or face civil action in federal court.


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