Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
CHS Inc.
Ownership Structure: 
cooperative
Headquartered in: 
Minnesota
Major Industry: 
agribusiness
Specific Industry: 
agribusiness
Penalty total since 2000: 
$10,067,877
Number of records: 
117
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
environment-related offenses$7,577,89253
financial offenses$1,535,2353
safety-related offenses$835,77158
employment-related offenses$118,9793
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$7,577,89253
investor protection violation$1,500,0002
workplace safety or health violation$660,52142
wage and hour violation$108,7002
railroad safety violation$100,00013
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 totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual 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. The totals 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 list below.

Associated Names: 

AGRO DISTRIBUTION; CENEX; CENEX HARVEST STATES COOPERATIVE; CHS; CHS - GRAINLAND; CHS AGRI SERVICE CENTER; CHS COOPERATIVES, INC.; CHS CRAIGMONT; CHS DBA PRIMELAND COOPERATIVES; CHS FAIRMONT; CHS INC - MYRTLE GROVE TERMINAL; CHS INC REFINERY LAUREL 301110001200125; CHS INC REFINERY LAUREL 301110001200126; CHS INC REFINERY LAUREL 301110001290002; CHS LAKE ERIE; CHS MANKATO; CHS NEZ PERCE; CHS PRIMELAND COOPERATIVES; CHS SPRINGDALE DBA HOME AT TAYLOR POINTE; CHS SUNFLOWER; CHS WALLA WALLA; DAKOTA [...]

Links: 

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

For an overview of assistance this company is receiving under the CARES Act, see its Covid Stimulus Watch summary page here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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CHS INC. motor vehicle safety violation 2005 FMCSA $6,530
CHS SUNFLOWER workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $6,500
CHS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $6,338
CHS INC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $6,300
CHS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $6,300
LEWIS-CLARK TERMINAL, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $6,080
CHS Inc. railroad safety violation 2010 FRA $6,000
CHS Inc. environmental violation 2009 EPA $6,000
CHS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,950
DAKOTA QUALITY GRAIN COOPERATIVE workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $5,880
CHS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $5,625
CHS, INC. railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $5,500
CHS, Inc. - Primeland Cooperatives environmental violation 2014 EPA $5,120
ILLINOIS RIVER ENERGY, LLC railroad safety violation 2009 FRA $5,000
CENEX PIPELINE LLC environmental violation 2004 PHMSA $5,000
CHS MCPHERSON REFINERY INC. environmental violation 2002 PHMSA $5,000
CENEX PIPELINE, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $5,000
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