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2014-04-04 20:20:29

LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Formosa Plastics Corp. USA will pay $22.5 million to settle its liability in a whistleblower lawsuit involving PVC pipe manufactured by a former subsidiary, JM Eagle, under the terms of a settlement agreement approved this week by a federal judge. The settlement by Formosa Plastics doesn't cover JM Eagle's liability. Meanwhile, the lawsuit against JM Eagle continues. The lawsuit alleges that JM Eagle "falsely represented to its customers . ....

2013-11-08 12:22:34

DUBLIN, November 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7z883f/building_and) has announced the addition of the "Building & Construction Plastics - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7z883f/building_and ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) With a CAGR of 7.0%, global market value for plastics in building &...

2013-11-07 12:24:56

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fmfwsr/plastics_rigid) has announced the addition of the "Plastics - Rigid & Flexible, Resins & End-Use Applications - An Analytical Report, 2011 - 2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fmfwsr/plastics_rigid ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The plastics market is expected...

2012-08-28 06:24:01

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unusually high levels of phthalate - a type of plastic softener - were found in various back-to-school products, according to a recent report released by the Center for Health, Environment and Justice. Researchers have discovered that even low levels of chemicals used in PVC plastic can disrupt the human endocrine system. When it comes to which products contain these harmful chemicals, organizations and public health advocates should...

2010-02-18 13:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Phillips & Cohen LLP: J.M. Eagle's president and other company representatives have made inaccurate statements that misinterpret the federal government's decision not to intervene at the present time in the qui tam case against JM Eagle and Formosa Plastics Corp. (USA), says Phillips & Cohen LLP, which represents the whistleblower, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Tennessee and 25 California...

2010-02-11 12:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevada, Virginia, Delaware, Tennessee, San Diego, Sacramento, San Jose, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and 39 other California municipalities and water districts have joined a whistleblower lawsuit seeking millions of dollars in damages from JM Eagle and its former parent company, Formosa Plastics Corp. (USA), for supplying their water and sewer systems with pipes that JM knew were substandard. As a result, those PVC (polyvinyl chloride)...

2009-09-29 18:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Formosa Plastics Corp., Texas, and Formosa Plastics Corp., Louisiana, will spend more than $10 million on pollution controls to address air, water, and hazardous waste violations at two petrochemical plants in Point Comfort, Texas, and Baton Rouge, La., the Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The companies also have agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2.8 million to resolve violations under the...

2006-12-12 18:00:55

HOUSTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Victims of the explosions and fires that ripped through the Formosa Plastics plastic resins and petrochemical manufacturing plant at Point Comfort, Texas, on October 6, 2005 filed suit in the County Court of Law, Calhoun County, Texas on December 1, 2006. The law firms of Christian, Smith & Jewell, and D. Miller & Associates, PLLC of Houston, Texas, and Marek, Griffin & Knaupp, LLP of Victoria, Texas represent the Plaintiffs. "A bunch of places...