June 26, 2019 / 10:02 PM / 5 months ago

Dow unit settles pollution claims with Justice Department, EPA for $6 mln

Dow Inc subsidiary Dow Silicones has agreed to pay $6 million to resolve allegations that it failed to control hazardous air emissions or stormwater pollution from its chemical plant in Midland, Michigan, the federal government announced on Tuesday.

The settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency also calls for Dow to undertake a number of measures to reduce pollution from the plant, the two agencies said in a statement on Tuesday.

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