According to a story from the Baton Rouge Advocate, Honeywell International will pay a total of $12 million for a violation of the Clean Air Act, that resulted in the death of a worker at the Honeywell plant. The amount includes an $8 million fine, $2 million in restitution to the victim’s family, and $2 million in resitution to local law enforcement agencies. In 2003, a Honeywell worker opened a container labeled benign refrigerant, which actually contained toxic spent antimony pentachloride. Honeywell pleaded guilty to negligently releasing toxic air pollutants and negligently placing someone in imment danger of death.
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