(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality announced a settlement with industrial materials maker DuPont (NYSE:) and Performance Materials NA to resolve alleged violations of environmental laws at a Texas facility.
DuPont, PMNA and PMNA agreed to conduct compliance audits, reduce benzene emissions, and provide other injunctive relief as part of the settlement.
“Defendants will also pay a $3.1 million civil penalty and attorney’s fees to the State of Texas”, the Justice Department said in a statement.
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