26 June 2009 21:04 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) fined the North American operations of BP $650,000 (€461,500) and US major Dow Chemical $166,465 for pollution violations at facilities in Texas, the commission said on Friday.
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The fine against Dow was for six air violations at a facility in
Neither company immediately responded to requests for comment.
The cases were among the $1.80m in fines that the TCEQ announced on Friday against 123 companies, cities and other groups for violations of state environmental regulations.
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