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Formosa fined $15,775 for air pollution.

Formosa Plastics Corp. in Point Comfort was fined by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality for violating the Clean Air Act in 2011, when it released 2,066.69 pounds of vinyl chloride monomer, a known carcinogen, into the air.

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