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Oxy Vinyls Settlement

(Washington, D.C. - June 8, 2006) Citizens in areas of Texas, Kentucky and New Jersey will experience reduced exposure to the known human carcinogen vinyl chloride under a settlement announced today between Oxy Vinyls, LP (Oxy Vinyls) and the United States, the Louisville Metropolitan Air Pollution Control District (LMAPCD), and the State of New Jersey.

For more information, contact:

Gale Bonanno
Special Litigation & Projects Division
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW MC 2243A
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 564-2243