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DuPont, Lucite Will Close Sulfuric Acid Plant

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (CN) - DuPont and Lucite International will pay the United States and West Virginia $1 million each for violating the Clean Air Act at a sulfuric acid plant that Lucite owns and DuPont operated Belle, W. Va. The companies also agreed to shut down the plant that pumped sulfur dioxide, sulfuric acid mist, nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide into the atmosphere.

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