Violation Tracker Summary for Primary Offense Type

Offense Type: 
environmental violation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$94,427,381,489
Number of Penalty Records: 
43,320
Note: 
The totals here are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries 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. They are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
BP$27,827,796,980142
Volkswagen$19,606,100,00013
Occidental Petroleum$5,374,515,864105
American Electric Power$4,688,509,05723
Duke Energy$1,647,606,04742
Exxon Mobil$1,524,511,985295
Transocean$1,420,040,0004
Marathon Petroleum$1,370,271,799220
Dominion Energy$1,250,445,42868
FirstEnergy$1,143,005,27426


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Parent Major Industry Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
BP BP oil and gas 2015 DOJ $20,800,000,000
Volkswagen AG Volkswagen motor vehicles 2016 EPA $14,700,000,000
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Occidental Petroleum oil and gas 2015 EPA $5,150,000,000
BP BP oil and gas 2015 MULTI-AG (*) $4,900,000,000
American Electric Power American Electric Power utilities and power generation 2007 EPA $4,675,000,000
American Electric Power American Electric Power utilities and power generation 2007 MULTI-AG (*) $4,675,000,000
Volkswagen Volkswagen motor vehicles 2017 EPA $4,300,000,000
BP Exploration and Production Inc. BP oil and gas 2012 DOJ $4,000,000,000
BP EXPLORATION/MOEX/TRANSOCEAN DEEPWATER/TRITON/GULF OF MEXICO OIL SPILL/DEEPWATER HORIZON (NC) BP oil and gas 2016 EPA (*) $3,377,250,000
BP Exploration & Production Inc. (Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill) (National Case) (Lead) BP oil and gas 2016 EPA (*) $3,372,250,000
BP BP oil and gas 2015 MS-AG $1,500,000,000
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA Volkswagen motor vehicles 2017 EPA (*) $1,450,000,000
Cinergy Corporation Duke Energy utilities and power generation 2000 EPA $1,430,000,000
Virginia Electric Power Co. Dominion Energy utilities and power generation 2003 EPA $1,219,200,000
Ohio Edison Company FirstEnergy utilities and power generation 2005 EPA $1,133,500,000
Wisconsin Power and Light Company Alliant Energy utilities and power generation 2013 EPA $1,010,950,000
Transocean Transocean oilfield services and supplies 2013 EPA $1,000,000,000
3M 3M Company miscellaneous manufacturing 2018 MN-AG $850,000,000
Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC Mosaic chemicals 2015 EPA $810,200,000
Valero Valero Energy oil and gas 2005 EPA $711,000,000
HOVENSA LLC ArcLight Capital Partners private equity (including portfolio companies) 2011 EPA $705,375,000
BP BP oil and gas 2001 EPA $660,000,000
East Kentucky Power Cooperative East Kentucky Power Cooperative utilities and power generation 2007 EPA $650,750,000
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group utilities and power generation 2003 EPA $623,200,000
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. NiSource utilities and power generation 2011 EPA $613,000,000
ExxonMobil Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2005 EPA $589,400,000
Volkswagen Volkswagen motor vehicles 2016 MULTI-AG (*) $570,000,000
ConocoPhillips Phillips 66 oil and gas 2005 EPA $539,500,000
Dynegy Midwest Generation Vistra Energy utilities and power generation 2005 EPA $524,000,000
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles motor vehicles 2019 EPA $515,000,000
Westar Energy Evergy Inc. utilities and power generation 2010 EPA $509,000,000
Invista Koch Industries diversified 2009 EPA $501,700,000
Tesoro Corp. Marathon Petroleum oil and gas 2016 EPA $425,450,000
BP North America Inc. BP oil and gas 2012 EPA $408,000,000
Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District   2008 EPA $400,950,000
Transocean Deepwater Inc. Transocean oilfield services and supplies 2013 EPA $400,000,000
AVX Corp. Kyocera electrical and electronic equipment 2013 MA-AG $366,250,000
Archer Daniels Midland Company Archer Daniels Midland agribusiness 2003 EPA $350,900,000
Archer Daniels Midland Company Archer Daniels Midland agribusiness 2003 MULTI-AG (*) $350,900,000
PSEG Fossil LLC Public Service Enterprise utilities and power generation 2002 EPA $344,400,000
Marathon Petroleum Company Marathon Petroleum oil and gas 2016 EPA $334,912,500
Alcoa Inc. Alcoa metals 2003 EPA $334,000,000
CITGO Petroleum PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.) oil and gas 2004 EPA $328,600,000
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation WEC Energy Group utilities and power generation 2013 EPA $307,200,000
Exxon Mobil Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2017 EPA $302,500,000
Sunoco Energy Transfer pipelines 2005 EPA $291,900,000
Chevron USA Chevron oil and gas 2003 EPA $278,500,000
Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC Marathon Petroleum oil and gas 2001 EPA $275,300,000
Tronox Inc. Tronox chemicals 2010 DOJ $270,000,000
Louisiana Generating (NRG Energy) NRG Energy utilities and power generation 2012 EPA $264,000,000
Hecla Mining Company Hecla Mining mining and minerals 2011 DOJ $263,400,000
Valero Energy Corp. Valero Energy oil and gas 2007 EPA $236,250,000
ExxonMobil Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2013 NH-AG $236,000,000
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. Contura Energy mining and minerals 2014 EPA $227,500,000
Volkswagen AG Volkswagen motor vehicles 2016 EPA $225,000,000
ExxonMobil Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2015 NJ-AG $225,000,000
Consol Energy Inc. Consol Energy mining and minerals 2011 EPA $205,500,000
Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai Motor motor vehicles 2014 EPA $203,300,000
Alabama Power Company Southern Company utilities and power generation 2006 EPA $200,000,000
Occidental Chemical Corporation Occidental Petroleum oil and gas 2014 NJ-AG $190,000,000
Ameren Ameren utilities and power generation 2007 MO-AG $179,750,000
BP Products North America Inc. Marathon Petroleum oil and gas 2009 EPA $179,000,000
Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership Enbridge pipelines 2016 EPA $177,400,000
CF Industries Inc. CF Industries chemicals 2010 EPA $176,201,500
Lafarge North America Inc. LafargeHolcim building materials 2010 EPA $175,000,000
ASARCO Grupo Mexico mining and minerals 2015 EPA $163,500,000
Lyondell Chemical Company LyondellBasell Industries chemicals 2010 USAO $162,000,000
Kia Motors Corporation Kia Motors motor vehicles 2014 EPA $160,500,000
Volkswagen AG Volkswagen motor vehicles 2017 MULTI-AG $157,000,000
Dairyland Power Cooperative Dairyland Power Cooperative utilities and power generation 2012 EPA $155,950,000
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Chevron oil and gas 2018 EPA $152,950,000
Atlantic Richfield BP oil and gas 2020 USAO $150,000,000
Murphy Oil USA Murphy USA retailing 2010 EPA $144,750,000
ASARCO LLC Grupo Mexico mining and minerals 2008 MT-AG $143,000,000
Frontier Refining HollyFrontier oil and gas 2009 EPA $142,380,000
Motiva Enterprises LLC Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) oil and gas 2001 EPA $138,333,333
Deer Park Refining Limited Partnership Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2001 EPA $138,333,333
Equilon Enterprises LLC Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2001 EPA $138,333,333
Kentucky Utilities PPL Corp. utilities and power generation 2009 EPA $136,400,000
Cargill Inc. Cargill agribusiness 2005 EPA $135,100,000
Equistar Chemicals LP LyondellBasell Industries chemicals 2007 EPA $127,500,000
Southern California Gas Company Sempra Energy utilities and power generation 2018 CA-AG $119,500,000
Shell Oil Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2013 EPA $117,600,000
Conoco Inc. ConocoPhillips oil and gas 2001 EPA $116,500,000
Saint-Gobain Containers Inc. Saint-Gobain building materials 2010 EPA $114,250,000
SunCoke Energy Inc. SunCoke Energy miscellaneous energy products and systems 2013 EPA $102,250,000
Duke Energy Corporation Duke Energy utilities and power generation 2015 EPA $102,000,000
Union Pacific Railroad Co. Union Pacific railroads 2008 USAO $102,000,000
El Paso Natural Gas Company Kinder Morgan pipelines 2007 PHMSA $101,500,000
Sid Richardson Carbon and Energy Company Tokai Carbon chemicals 2017 EPA $101,489,000
Orion Engineered Carbons, LLC Orion Engineered Carbons chemicals 2017 EPA $101,350,000
Minnkota Power Cooperative and Square Butte Electric Cooperative Minnkota Power Cooperative utilities and power generation 2006 EPA $100,000,000
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA Hyundai Motor motor vehicles 2015 EPA (*) $100,000,000
Dow Chemical Company Dow Inc. chemicals 2019 EPA $98,750,000
Robert Bosch Robert Bosch automotive parts 2019 MULTI-AG $98,700,000
Nucor Corporation Nucor metals 2000 EPA $98,000,000
Columbian Chemicals Company Aditya Birla Group diversified 2017 EPA $95,025,000
DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fiat Chrysler Automobiles motor vehicles 2005 EPA $94,000,000
Willamette Industries Weyerhaeuser building materials 2000 EPA $93,200,000
Duke Energy Duke Energy utilities and power generation 2009 EPA $93,000,000
PALMETTO RECYCLING   2004 EPA $92,345,000
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(*): Some penalties are partial or complete duplicates of other penalty records, either because a DOJ settlement duplicates an agency record or because EPA listed the full penalty for a company for each of the company's relevant facilities. Penalty amounts marked with an asterisk have been identified by Good Jobs First as duplicating other penalty amounts.