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Latest Formosa Plastics propylene explosion Stories

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.

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.


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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.