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Honeywell To Pay $12M Over Worker's Death

Law360 (September 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Honeywell International Inc. was ordered by a Louisiana federal judge on Thursday to pay $12 million for the death of an employee in Louisiana, after the company failed to properly handle hazardous materials.

The company will pay an $8 million criminal fine after pleading guilty to violations of the Federal Clean Air Act. Honeywell will also pay the children of victim Delvin Henry $2 million, and give another $2 million to Louisiana funds for handling toxic materials.

Specifically, $750,000 will go to the state's department of...
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