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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...

2005-10-06 17:18:53

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Explosions and fire damaged a plastics plant on the central Texas coast on Thursday, and a spokesman for the company it was unknown whether there were any injuries. State officials said three explosions were reported heard at Formosa Plastics Corp.'s complex in Port Comfort, Texas, and it was not known whether chemicals had been released as a result of the blast. Area residents were asked to stay indoors as a precaution. Point Comfort is on the central Texas...


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