DuPont Ordered To Review Safety After Worker Death

Law360, New York (March 22, 2010, 5:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered DuPont Co. to review environmental safety procedures at its plant in Belle, W.Va., where a release of phosgene gas killed a worker in January.

The EPA said in a statement Friday that the chemical company failed to meet Clean Air Act requirements at the facility, where a transfer hose failed Jan. 23 and exposed a worker who wasn't wearing protective gear to the deadly gas.

The agency visited the site to investigate that release and two others that also...
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