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Du Pont to Pay $3.1 Million to Settle Air Pollution Suit (1)

Oct. 14, 2021, 7:22 PMUpdated: Oct. 15, 2021, 1:38 PM

E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Co. has agreed to pay $3.1 million to settle alleged air, water, and hazardous waste violations at a chemical manufacturing facility in Orange, Tex., according to a filing in a federal court in the state.

Du Pont owned and operated the facility from 1946 until 2019, when it was transferred to PMNA, according to the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

The companies failed to determine whether processed waste waters were hazardous before dumping them into surface impoundments, disposed of some waste without a permit, and operated ...

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