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Huntsman Companies Give $1 Million in Tsunami Relief

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Huntsman companies today announced a one (M)million dollar donation to victims of the Asian tsunami.

The company is donating 500-thousand in cash from itself and employees and adding 500-thousand dollars worth of material, supplies and other contributions.

The Huntsman family also says it's evaluating a long-term relief effort for victims.

An estimated 148-thousand people have perished in the disaster.

The Salt Lake City-based Huntsman petrochemical giant was started by Jon M. Huntsman, father of Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Junior.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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