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UPDATE: Formosa Plastics to Correct Environmental Issues at LA, TX Sites

10:24 AM MDT | September 30, 2009 | Lindsey Bewley

Formosa Plastics will spend more than $10 million over the next five years on pollution controls to address air, water, and hazardous waste violations at its Point Comfort, TX and Baton Rouge, LA facilities, says the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the EPA. The company also agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2.8 million to resolve violations under the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, DOJ says. Under the agreement lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Southern...

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