Chemical Plant Facing $125.4 Million Fine

Chemical Plant Facing $125.4 Million Fine

A Texas chemical company is facing fines of $125.4 million resulting from safety violations at their manufacturing and treatment plant. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the deaths of two employees at the plant since December 2008. The Texas Attorney General is seeking a court order requiring the company to cease operations until they demonstrate compliance with state environmental regulations. The Attorney General also claims employees from nearby sites complain about odors creating nausea, dizziness and headaches.

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