Rare Earths: EPA Slaps Molycorp with Hazardous Waste Fine

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The US Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it has fined North America’s sole rare earths producer, Molycorp Minerals, $27,300 for improper management of hazardous waste at its Mountain Pass, California, facility. The violations were discovered during unannounced EPA inspections of Mountain Pass in October 2012. FREE Download: The Monthly MMI® Report – covering the Rare Earths market.

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