IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Regulatory

Koch Sues DuPont Over Invista Dispute

7:46 AM MDT | March 31, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Koch Industries’ (Wichita, KS) subsidiary Invista has sued DuPont and is seeking more than $800 million in punitive and compensatory damages for alleged regulatory deficiencies associated with plants included in its $4.2-billion purchase of DuPont’s Invista fibers business. Invista alleges that the acquired plants had more than 600 instances of regulatory noncompliance. Invista says it has spent approximately $140 million “to uncover, report, and correct DuPont’s safety and environmental violations.” Additional capital expenditures...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa