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FORMOSA PLASTIC’S $50 MILLION PUNISHMENT UPHELD BY SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS DISTRICT COURT

On March 22, 2022, U.S. District Judge Kenneth Hoyt of the Southern District of Texas harshly ruled that Formosa Plastics’ excuses for skirting a $50 million consent decree because of the dumping of billions of plastic pellets in the Gulf of Mexico “fail[ed] on all counts.” In the face of this wanton pollution, corporate plastics…

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