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Powers Fasteners Settles Federal Charge in Big Dig Accident (9/21/09)

September 21, 2009

The Associated Press reports that Powers Fasteners Inc., Brewster, NY, has agreed to a $100,000 fine to settle a federal charge that the company failed to disclose in writing that its epoxy glue was not suitable for securing ceiling panels in Boston’s Big Dig highway project. A woman was killed and her husband injured when falling ceiling panels crushed their car in July 2006.

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