Formosa Plastics Point Comfort facility

The skyline of Formosa Plastics Corporation in Point Comfort.

Formosa Plastics is suing ACE American Insurance for its refusal to cover the petrochemical manufacturer’s historic $50-million settlement with the San Antonio Bay Waterkeeper and environmental activist Diane Wilson.

The lawsuit claims ACE breached its pollution liability policy and denied coverage of the settlement on an unfounded conclusion that Formosa had intentionally violated its permits to discharge pollutants into the waters around the Point Comfort facility.

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Kali Venable is an investigative and environmental reporter for the Victoria Advocate. She can be reached at 361-580-6558 or at kvenable@vicad.com.

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Investigative & Environmental Reporter

"I am a Houston native and 5th generation Texan, with a degree in journalism and minor in creative writing from the University of Texas at Austin. I care deeply about public interests and the community I serve.”

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