Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
waste management and environmental services
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$166,371,553
Number of Records: 
739
Note: 
The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The penalty dollar total above is adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
Republic Services$53,975,810111
Waste Management$39,067,337192
P&W Waste Oil Services$21,373,1431
Clean Harbors Inc.$10,216,500168
Chemical & Metal Industries, Inc.$6,006,1203
Executive Recycling, Inc.$4,500,0001
Heritage-Crystal Clean$4,271,30016
US Ecology$3,041,97711
Veolia Environnement$2,594,35661
Waste Connections Inc.$2,501,82540


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Republic Services of Southern Nevada Republic Services environmental violation 2008 EPA $37,000,000
P&W Waste Oil Services Inc. P&W Waste Oil Services environmental violation 2014 DOJ $21,373,143
Waste Management Waste Management wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-state $15,000,000
Waste Management Waste Management wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-state $7,000,000
Waste Management Texas Waste Management work visa violations 2018 USAO $5,500,000
Executive Recycling, Inc. Executive Recycling, Inc. environmental violation 2013 EPA $4,500,000
Forward Inc. Republic Services environmental violation 2012 EPA $4,000,000
International Petroleum Corporation Heritage-Crystal Clean environmental violation 2017 EPA $3,500,000
WASTE MANAGEMENT OF MASSACHUSETTS INC Waste Management environmental violation 2002 EPA $3,330,750
Chemical & Metal Industries, Inc. Chemical & Metal Industries, Inc. environmental violation 2011 EPA $3,000,000
Chemical and Metal Industries Inc. Chemical & Metal Industries, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2011 USAO $3,000,000
Republic Services Inc.; Republic Silver State Disposal Inc. Republic Services employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $2,975,000
ALLIED WASTE SYSTEMS AKA VINING DISPOSAL Republic Services environmental violation 2003 EPA $2,887,550
CCS (USA) Inc Tervita environmental violation 2014 EPA $2,500,000
Stericycle Stericycle wage and hour violation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
Bay Environmental Management Inc. Republic Services benefit plan administrator violation 2011 private lawsuit-federal $1,900,000
Clean Harbors of Braintree Inc Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2011 EPA $1,712,500
CLEAN HARBORS OF BRAINTREE Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $1,712,500
Republic Services Inc. Republic Services civil contempt 2004 DOJ_ANTITRUST $1,500,000
Tradebe Treatment and Recycling Northeast, LLC Tradebe environmental violation 2018 EPA $1,445,000
Rineco Chemical Co. Rineco Chemical environmental violation 2012 EPA $1,350,000
CES ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC. CES Environmental Services workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $1,092,000
Waste Management Holdings Inc. Waste Management benefit plan administrator violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $1,000,000
U.S. Ecology Corporation US Ecology labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $987,878
SAFETY-KLEEN CORPORATION Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2002 EPA $945,018
PERMA-FIX Perma-Fix Environmental Services environmental violation 2008 EPA $910,043
Waste Connections Waste Connections Inc. wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $900,000
MADERA POWER, LLC Recology environmental violation 2010 EPA $875,000
Behr Iron & Steel Inc. Behr Iron & Metal workplace safety or health violation 2016 USAO $870,000
US Ecology Texas and TD*X Associates US Ecology environmental violation 2012 EPA $788,120
WASTE MGMT DSPL SVC /POTTSTOWN Waste Management environmental violation 2007 EPA $731,614
Battery Recycling Company, Inc. Battery Recycling Company environmental violation 2012 EPA $711,435
Waste Management of Hawaii Waste Management environmental violation 2016 EPA $600,000
BFI Waste Services Republic Services employment discrimination 2008 private lawsuit-federal $600,000
Clean Harbors El Dorado, L.L.C. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2014 EPA $581,236
Clean Harbors El Dorado, L.L.C. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $581,236
Lieze Associates, dba Eagle Recycling Lieze Associates environmental violation 2011 EPA $570,000
VEOLIA JAMES RIVER PLANT Veolia Environnement environmental violation 2007 EPA $555,000
El Paso Disposal, L.P. Waste Connections Inc. labor relations violation 2011 NLRB $552,977
ALLIANCE SANI LANDFILL INC/TAYLOR LDFL Waste Management environmental violation 2003 EPA $522,640
Heritage Crystal Clean Heritage-Crystal Clean environmental violation 2016 EPA $500,000
US Ecology, Inc. US Ecology environmental violation 2010 EPA $497,982
SOUTHERN INVESTMENTS, LLC Southern Investments LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $441,000
CES Environmental Services, Inc. CES Environmental Services environmental violation 2016 EPA $409,830
SAFETY-KLEEN CORP. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2001 EPA $409,048
BFI WASTE SYSTEMS - ARBOR HILLS LANDFILL Republic Services environmental violation 2018 EPA $406,000
Chemical Waste Management, Inc. Waste Management environmental violation 2011 EPA $400,000
Michigan Disposal, Inc. US Ecology environmental violation 2013 EPA $390,124
Safety Kleen Systems, Inc. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2017 EPA $369,517
BEHR IRON & STEEL, INC. Behr Iron & Metal workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $357,000
RS Used Oil Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2014 EPA $349,276
WRR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES CO.,INC WRR Environmental Services workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $340,000
SAFETY KLEEN SYSTEMS, INC Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2012 EPA $330,000
SAFETY-KLEEN Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2001 EPA $310,000
Norlite Corporation Tradebe environmental violation 2008 EPA $304,830
PERMA-FIX NORTHWEST RICHLAND INC. Perma-Fix Environmental Services environmental violation 2008 EPA $304,500
Chemical Waste Management Waste Management environmental violation 2010 EPA $302,100
Clean Harbors Environmental Services Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2005 EPA $300,000
VEOLIA ENERGY TRENTON (FORM: TRIGEN) Veolia Environnement environmental violation 2004 EPA $296,000
CLEAN HARBORS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $271,500
CES ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC. CES Environmental Services workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $253,000
ADVANCED DISPOSAL SERVICES MALLARD RIDGE LANDFILL INC Advanced Disposal Services Inc. environmental violation 2010 EPA $250,000
Waste Connections of Missouri, Inc. Waste Connections Inc. employment discrimination 2018 OFCCP $246,386
Waste Management of Oregon Inc. Waste Management wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $244,999
ALLIED WASTE SVC OF PA/MSW LDFL Republic Services environmental violation 2010 EPA $225,000
Battery Recycling Company, Inc. Battery Recycling Company environmental violation 2010 EPA $213,325
PORT ARTHUR CHEMICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES CES Environmental Services workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $207,800
Veolia ES Technical Solutions Veolia Environnement environmental violation 2019 EPA $204,606
Waste Management, Inc. Waste Management labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $204,188
ALLIED WASTE SERVICES Republic Services environmental violation 2011 EPA $200,417
ALLIED WASTE SERVICES OF MASSACHUSETTS LLC Republic Services environmental violation 2008 EPA $195,000
Browning-Ferris, Inc. Republic Services employment discrimination 2003 EEOC $194,000
Waste Management, Inc. Waste Management wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $193,332
PERMAFIX NORTHWEST Perma-Fix Environmental Services environmental violation 2013 EPA $187,620
US Ecology Idaho, Incorporated US Ecology environmental violation 2012 EPA $184,000
Safety-Kleen Systems Inc. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2017 EPA $178,070
US Ecology Texas, Inc. US Ecology environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $165,657
CLEAN HARBORS OF BRAINTREE, INC. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2001 EPA $163,333
Thermo Fluids, Inc. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2014 EPA $155,400
THERMO FLUIDS, INC Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $155,400
Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2010 EPA $150,000
Waste Management Waste Management labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $150,000
safety kleen systems, inc. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $150,000
CLEAN HARBORS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $150,000
ADVANCED DISPOSAL SERVICES ORCHARD HILLS LANDFILL INC Advanced Disposal Services Inc. environmental violation 2012 EPA $150,000
Stericycle Stericycle environmental violation 2018 EPA $150,000
THE BATTERY RECYCLING CO., INC. Battery Recycling Company workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $147,000
SAFETY KLEEN CORP LINDEN RECYCLE CTR 340394009700077 Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2001 EPA $138,000
US Ecology Inc US Ecology environmental violation 2015 EPA $137,500
VEOLIA ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE Veolia Environnement aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $136,500
CES ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC. CES Environmental Services workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $132,500
Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. Clean Harbors Inc. wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $132,421
Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2010 EPA $130,000
VEOLIA ENERGY TRENTON (FORM: TRIGEN) Veolia Environnement environmental violation 2004 EPA $126,000
Emerald Services, Inc. Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2017 EPA $125,800
Allied Waste Industries Inc. Republic Services civil contempt 2007 DOJ_ANTITRUST $125,000
Clean Harbors Clean Harbors Inc. environmental violation 2005 EPA $123,000
E.N. RANGE, INC. En-Range workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $121,680
BEHR PEORIA, INC. Behr Iron & Metal workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $121,000
Waste Management LampTracker, Inc. Waste Management environmental violation 2011 EPA $118,800
WASTE MANAGEMENT LAMPTRACKER, INC Waste Management environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $118,800
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