An aerosol manufacturer in Concord, Ontario has pleaded guilty to two environmental offenses, and has been ordered to pay a $170,000 fine.
The company, K-G Spray-Pak, was put under investigation by the federal government in February 2017. Enforcement investigators found that the manufacturer had neglected to comply with an environmental protection compliance order that Environment and Climate Change Canada had issued in 2016.
K-G Spray-Pak was then charged after it failed to implement and test environmental emergency plans within a prescribed period of time.
The Canadian Press reported that the company was ordered to pay the fine November 12, 2019 after pleading guilty to one count of violating the Environmental Emergency Regulations and one count of failing to comply with an environmental protection compliance order. In addition to the fine, the company’s name will be added to the Environmental Offenders Registry.