Announced Action for July 19, 2005

For Your Information

Commission approval of final consent order: Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Occidental Petroleum Corporation’s recent acquisition of three chemical plants and related assets from Vulcan Chloralkali, LLC and Vulcan Materials Company. The Commission vote approving the final consent order was 4-0. (FTC File No. 051-0009; the staff contact is Susan Huber, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-3331; see press release dated June 3, 2005.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC’s Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC’s Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

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