January 25, 2016

September 21, 2015

Bayer CropScience LP agreed to resolve violations of federal chemical accident prevention laws at its facility in Institute, West Virginia, where an explosion killed two people in 2008.  Under the settlement, the company committed to spending $4.23 million to improve emergency preparedness and response in Institute and protect the Kanawha River, paying a $975,000 penalty, and spending approximately $452,000 to implement a series of measures to improve safety at chemical storage facilities across the US.  DOJ

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