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Invista Settles EPA Violations at Former DuPont Sites

8:01 AM MDT | April 27, 2009 | Robert Westervelt

Invista, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, has agreed to pay a $1.7-million civil penalty and spend up to $500 million to correct self-reported environmental violations at sites acquired from DuPont in 2004 as part of an agreement reached with EPA and the U.S. Justice Department. Invista had disclosed more than 680 violations of air, emergency planning and preparedness, hazardous waste, pesticide, and water regulations after auditing 12 facilities it acquired from DuPont in 2004, according to EPA. The agreement requires Invista to install pollution control...

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