Texas ‪Chemical Co., CEO Charged ‬Over Employee Deaths

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 1:42 PM EDT) -- A defunct Texas company that supplied chemicals to paper mills and its former CEO have been charged with violating environmental and occupational safety regulations, causing the deaths of two truck driver employees who inhaled poisonous gas while on the job, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday in federal court.

Port Arthur Chemical and Environmental Services LLC and former CEO Matthew L. Bowman, 41, were charged in a grand jury indictment with conspiracy to illegally transport hazardous materials. The truck drivers died at the company's facility on...
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