Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Green Plains Inc.
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol GPRE)
Headquartered in: 
Nebraska
Major Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry: 
energy generation
Penalty total since 2000: 
$241,855
Number of records: 
21
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$178,93011
railroad safety violation$56,6259
workplace safety or health violation$6,3001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be 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 list below.

Associated Names: 

GREEN PLAINS; GREEN PLAINS ATKINSON LLC; GREEN PLAINS ETHANOL STORAGE, LLC (GP LAKOTA); GREEN PLAINS ETHANOL STORAGE, LLC (GP SUPERIOR); GREEN PLAINS FAIRMONT; GREEN PLAINS MOUNT VERNON, LLC; GREEN PLAINS OTTER TAIL LLC; Green Plains Renewable Energy; Green Plains, Inc.

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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GREEN PLAINS BLUFFTON LLC environmental violation 2012 EPA $60,000
GREEN PLAINS ATKINSON LLC environmental violation 2012 EPA $25,000
GREEN PLAINS FAIRMONT LLC environmental violation 2015 EPA $18,500
GREEN PLAINS ATKINSON LLC environmental violation 2008 EPA $15,000
GREEN PLAINS MOUNT VERNON, LLC environmental violation 2013 EPA $11,250
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $10,000
GREEN PLAINS ETHANOL STORAGE, LLC (GP SUPERIOR) environmental violation 2011 EPA $10,000
GREEN PLAINS ETHANOL STORAGE, LLC (GP LAKOTA) environmental violation 2007 EPA $10,000
GREEN PLAINS OTTER TAIL LLC environmental violation 2009 EPA $8,575
GREEN PLAINS OTTER TAIL LLC environmental violation 2009 EPA $8,575
Green Plains, Inc. railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $7,000
Green Plains, Inc. railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $7,000
GREEN PLAINS OTTER TAIL LLC environmental violation 2008 EPA $6,450
GREEN PLAINS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $6,300
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $6,000
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $6,000
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $5,625
GREEN PLAINS OBION, LLC (SB) environmental violation 2011 EPA $5,580
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $5,000
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $5,000
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $5,000
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