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Violation Tracker Industries Ranked by Penalty Totals

Note: the totals here are derived only from entries matched to parent companies. They 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.

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Rank Major Industry Total Penalties Number of Recordssort icon
24 mining and minerals $1,526,481,717 16,255
35 railroads $185,812,076 7,607
2 oil and gas $41,049,442,242 5,601
8 diversified $5,478,963,809 4,957
11 chemicals $4,541,697,174 3,821
30 building materials $761,519,848 3,489
20 airlines $1,930,654,747 3,021
10 retailing $4,691,837,626 2,963
25 food products $1,141,741,159 2,764
26 metals $1,128,542,524 2,059
1 financial services $228,770,992,016 1,939
16 miscellaneous services $2,701,976,640 1,912
17 private equity (including portfolio companies) $2,430,133,720 1,888
5 utilities and power generation $15,848,024,044 1,803
19 freight and logistics $1,999,779,071 1,465
32 miscellaneous manufacturing $621,057,825 1,363
18 construction and engineering $2,064,261,728 1,274
43 paper and packaging $110,051,866 1,164
6 healthcare services $10,978,609,513 1,132
13 automotive parts $3,376,856,564 1,104
14 aerospace and military contracting $3,167,852,135 924
31 agribusiness $737,301,409 920
29 pipelines $861,463,497 872
38 waste management and environmental services $161,523,257 725
22 wholesalers $1,703,476,563 697
37 industrial equipment $165,825,231 688
7 telecommunications $9,197,702,950 673
4 motor vehicles $27,747,793,550 634
33 restaurants and foodservice $475,563,608 567
23 business services $1,618,501,508 553
28 miscellaneous energy products and systems $982,781,435 542
12 electrical and electronic equipment $3,843,849,443 504
15 oilfield services and supplies $2,918,058,755 482
3 pharmaceuticals $32,446,957,557 449
36 housewares and home furnishings $182,165,865 320
27 entertainment $1,013,320,898 291
34 beverages $300,454,839 265
45 heavy equipment $87,631,229 264
48 hotels $38,551,589 241
49 industrial services $34,981,001 230
9 information technology $5,076,552,295 226
21 medical equipment and supplies $1,843,167,831 220
44 household and personal care products $97,834,194 212
39 media $141,395,655 174
42 real estate $116,304,360 140
40 paints and coatings $140,922,293 126
41 apparel $117,647,150 94
47 tobacco $41,655,708 31
46 information services $64,129,631 8
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