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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Formosa Plastics Corp.
Current Parent CompanyFormosa Plastics
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Penalty: $4,350,000
Year: 2002
Date: October 23, 2002
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Formosa Plastics agreed to pay a $300,000 penalty and spend about $4 million on plant improvements and environmental projects.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Louisiana
Facility City: Baton Rouge
HQ Country of Current Parent: Taiwan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Source of Data: Formosa Settles Violations at Baton Rouge Plant, Chemical Week, October 23, 2002 (via Nexis).
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.