Chemical Week Magazine :: Specialty Chemicals
Hexion, Residents Finalize Class-Action Settlement
8:45 AM MDT | August 6, 2007 | Kara Sissell
A U.S. district court judge has approved a class-action settlement between Hexion Specialty Chemicals and residents who live near the company’s phenolic resins plant in Louisville, KY. The settlement requires Hexion to spend about $4 million to upgrade the facility, which includes improving air pollution controls and the water treatment system, and enhancing control of odors from the plant, the company says. Hexion will also pay a further $1.25 million to the residents and their attorneys. The company will build a landscape buffer between the plant and...
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