Diane Wilson Wins $50 Million Judgement Against Plastics Giant Formosa

Lavaca Bay, Texas

Environmental activist Diane Wilson on Tuesday celebrated the approval of a settlement with plastics giant Formosa Plastics Corp. that will see the company devote $50 million to remediating areas of the Texas Gulf Coast it polluted.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt approved the settlement, which was reached in October.

"If this isn't a David-and-Goliath story, I don't know what is," tweeted Texas Tribune reporter Kiah Collier.

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