Los Angeles, California - The US Environmental Protection Agency has settled for $24 910 with San Diego, California-based Rhino Lingings USA Inc. The truck-bed liner company allegedly failed to report releases of toxic chemicals, a violation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act. Rhino Linings USA Inc., located at 9151 Rehco Road, makes a polyurethane spray lining for truck beds."Facilities that use toxic chemicals must follow the EPA's reporting rules so that area residents and emergency response personnel are informed of possible chemical hazards in the community," said Nathan Lau, Communities and Ecosystems associate director for the EPA's Pacific Southwest region, in a 17 Sept EPA statement. "We will continue to monitor report submittals to assure compliance with the community's right to know."The company allegedly failed to submit a timely, complete, and correct report detailing the amount of diisocyanates and lead released at its facility in 2004 and 2005. Exposure to diisocyanates may result in severe damage to respiratory systems.Rhino Linings USA has since submitted the corrected reports, the EPA statement added. "