HOUSTON – Lion Elastomers, LLC, a manufacturing plant in Port Neches, Texas, agreed to pay $175,000 and provide other relief pursuant to a consent decree entered by a federal district court on July 7, resolving a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commis­sion (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The complaint alleged that the company denied employment to a class of individuals it unlawfully regarded as disabled.