Violation Tracker Summary for Primary Offense Type

Offense Type: 
environmental violation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$114,058,190,320
Number of Penalty Records: 
71,951
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$34,209,781,421197
Volkswagen$21,315,791,01231
Occidental Petroleum$5,397,585,931170
American Electric Power$4,688,229,23723
Duke Energy$2,528,607,56374
Exxon Mobil$2,139,006,858359
Transocean$1,631,790,0005
Daimler$1,543,140,93316
Marathon Petroleum$1,370,520,649170
Dominion Energy$1,251,681,39272


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Parent Major Industry Year Agencysort icon Penalty Amount
Exxon Mobil Corporation Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2021 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Nestle Purina Petcare Company, Inc. Nestle food products 2021 private lawsuit-federal $800,000
Sunnyside Gold Corporation   2021 private lawsuit-federal $5,500,000
The 3M Company 3M Company miscellaneous manufacturing 2021 private lawsuit-federal $5,950,000
Georgia-Pacific LLC Koch Industries diversified 2021 private lawsuit-federal $5,950,000
Mountaire Corporation Mountaire Corporation food products 2021 private lawsuit-state $65,000,000
3M 3M Company miscellaneous manufacturing 2021 private lawsuit-state $12,500,000
PPG Industries Inc. PPG Industries chemicals 2021 private lawsuit-federal $5,000,000
DuPont de Nemours DuPont de Nemours chemicals 2021 private lawsuit-federal $27,000,000
Corteva Corteva agribusiness 2021 private lawsuit-federal $27,000,000
Chemours Chemours chemicals 2021 private lawsuit-federal $29,000,000
Sunnyside Gold Corporation   2021 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
BASF Catalysts LLC BASF chemicals 2020 private lawsuit-federal $57,100,000
Cahill Gordon & Reindel   2020 private lawsuit-federal $42,600,000
U.S. Steel Corporation United States Steel metals 2020 private lawsuit-state $8,500,000
Volkswagen AG Volkswagen motor vehicles 2019 private lawsuit-federal $96,500,000
Shell Oil Company Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2019 private lawsuit-state $63,000,000
Bullseye Glass Co.   2019 private lawsuit-state $6,500,000
West Virginia-American Water Company et al. American Water Works utilities and power generation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $126,000,000
Eastman Chemical Company Eastman Chemical chemicals 2018 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Chevron Corp. Chevron oil and gas 2018 private lawsuit-state $5,000,000
Robert Bosch GmbH Robert Bosch automotive parts 2017 private lawsuit-federal $327,500,000
Dow Chemical Company Dow Inc. chemicals 2017 private lawsuit-federal $131,250,000
Rockwell International Corporation Teledyne Technologies miscellaneous manufacturing 2017 private lawsuit-federal $243,750,000
Halliburton Energy Services Inc. Halliburton oilfield services and supplies 2017 private lawsuit-federal $1,028,000,000
Transocean Ltd. Transocean oilfield services and supplies 2017 private lawsuit-federal $211,750,000
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company DuPont de Nemours chemicals 2017 private lawsuit-federal $335,350,000
Chemours Chemours chemicals 2017 private lawsuit-federal $335,350,000
Volkswagen Volkswagen motor vehicles 2017 private lawsuit-federal $1,600,000,000
Shell Oil Co. Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2016 private lawsuit-state $21,897,293
Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC Solvay chemicals 2016 private lawsuit-federal $920,000
Arkema Inc. Arkema chemicals 2016 private lawsuit-federal $920,000
Waste Management of Pennsylvania Inc. Waste Management Inc. waste management and environmental services 2016 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
Honeywell International Inc. Honeywell International diversified 2016 private lawsuit-federal $10,017,000
IBM Corp. IBM Corp. information technology 2015 private lawsuit-state $13,750,000
Republic Services, Inc. Republic Services waste management and environmental services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $6,886,500
General Electric Company General Electric diversified 2014 private lawsuit-federal $7,950,000
Atlantic Richfield Company BP oil and gas 2013 private lawsuit-federal $13,500,000
Monsanto Co. Bayer chemicals 2013 private lawsuit-state $122,500,000
Unocal Corporation Chevron oil and gas 2013 private lawsuit-state $32,500,000
BP BP oil and gas 2012 private lawsuit-federal $7,800,000,000
Exxon Mobil Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2012 private lawsuit-state $7,000,000
Boeing Boeing aerospace and military contracting 2012 private lawsuit-state $39,500,000
EQ Industrial Services Inc.   2012 private lawsuit-federal $7,850,000
E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company DuPont de Nemours chemicals 2011 private lawsuit-federal $8,300,000
Ciba-Geigy BASF chemicals 2011 private lawsuit-state $20,000,000
Kraft Foods Global Inc. Kraft Heinz food products 2011 private lawsuit-federal $8,100,000
Philips Electronics North America Royal Philips diversified 2011 private lawsuit-federal $2,500,000
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP Chevron Phillips Chemical chemicals 2011 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. Bouchard Transportation miscellaneous services 2010 private lawsuit-federal $11,450,000
Rex Energy Operating Corp.   2010 private lawsuit-federal $1,900,000
Shell Oil Company Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2009 private lawsuit-federal $5,800,000
BP Products North America BP oil and gas 2009 private lawsuit-state $19,500,000
CSX Corporation CSX railroads 2009 private lawsuit-federal $1,500,000
General Electric Capital Services General Electric diversified 2009 private lawsuit-federal $1,500,000
Constellation Energy Group Exelon utilities and power generation 2008 private lawsuit-state $54,000,000
W.R. Grace & Co. Standard Industries Inc. building materials 2008 private lawsuit-federal $60,000,000
United States Steel Corporation United States Steel metals 2008 private lawsuit-federal $4,450,000
Modine Manufacturing Modine Manufacturing automotive parts 2008 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
Equilon Enterprises Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2008 private lawsuit-state $8,000,000
Premcor Valero Energy oil and gas 2008 private lawsuit-state $8,000,000
Continental Carbon Inc. International CSRC Investment Holdings chemicals 2008 private lawsuit-federal $20,709,000
Exxon Corporation Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2008 private lawsuit-federal $507,500,000
Hess Energy Inc. Hess Corp. oil and gas 2008 private lawsuit-federal $40,000,000
Sunoco Inc. Energy Transfer pipelines 2008 private lawsuit-federal $28,000,000
Avista Corp. Avista utilities and power generation 2008 private lawsuit-state $2,100,000
PPL Montana Riverstone Holdings private equity (including portfolio companies) 2008 private lawsuit-state $8,000,000
Puget Sound Energy Puget Sound Energy utilities and power generation 2008 private lawsuit-state $4,966,000
Portland General Electric Co. Portland General Electric utilities and power generation 2008 private lawsuit-state $4,966,000
PacifiCorp Berkshire Hathaway diversified 2008 private lawsuit-state $4,966,000
PG&E Corp. PG&E Corp. utilities and power generation 2008 private lawsuit-state $20,000,000
Atlantic Richfield Co. BP oil and gas 2008 private lawsuit-federal $27,500,000
Asarco LLC Grupo Mexico mining and minerals 2008 private lawsuit-federal $27,900,000
Exxon Mobil Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2008 private lawsuit-state $8,500,000
Texaco Refining and Marketing Chevron oil and gas 2007 private lawsuit-federal $2,250,000
Frontier Oil Corp.   2007 private lawsuit-state $10,000,000
Tronox Worldwide LLC Tronox chemicals 2007 private lawsuit-federal $17,000,000
Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. Hexion Inc. chemicals 2007 private lawsuit-federal $5,250,000
Murphy Oil USA Inc. Murphy USA retailing 2007 private lawsuit-federal $330,126,000
Waste Management of Washingon Inc. Waste Management Inc. waste management and environmental services 2006 private lawsuit-state $1,220,000
Olin Corporation Olin Corp. chemicals 2006 private lawsuit-federal $3,000,000
Associated Aviation Underwriters   2006 private lawsuit-state $49,500,000
Hoeganaes Corporation Melrose Industries private equity (including portfolio companies) 2006 private lawsuit-state $1,450,000
PG&E Corp. PG&E Corp. utilities and power generation 2006 private lawsuit-state $295,000,000
Western Farm Service   2005 private lawsuit-state $775,000
Pilkington North America Nippon Sheet Glass miscellaneous manufacturing 2005 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
Honeywell International Honeywell International diversified 2005 private lawsuit-federal $5,360,000
Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. Siemens Energy utilities and power generation 2005 private lawsuit-federal $3,000,000
E. I. DuPont DuPont de Nemours chemicals 2005 private lawsuit-state $107,600,000
BorgWarner Inc. BorgWarner automotive parts 2005 private lawsuit-state $29,000,000
ConocoPhillips Phillips 66 oil and gas 2004 private lawsuit-state $70,000,000
Shell Oil Company Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2003 private lawsuit-state $30,800,000
Exxon Mobil Exxon Mobil oil and gas 2003 private lawsuit-state $30,800,000
ChevronTexaco Chevron oil and gas 2003 private lawsuit-state $30,800,000
Kerr-McGee Occidental Petroleum oil and gas 2003 private lawsuit-state $760,000
Monsanto Co. Bayer chemicals 2003 private lawsuit-federal $390,000,000
Solutia Inc. Eastman Chemical chemicals 2003 private lawsuit-federal $50,000,000
Shell Oil Co. Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2002 private lawsuit-federal $28,000,000
Lyondell Chemical LyondellBasell Industries chemicals 2002 private lawsuit-state $4,000,000
Met-Coil Systems Corporation and Mestek Inc.   2002 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
Dow Chemical Company Dow Inc. chemicals 2002 private lawsuit-state $3,250,000
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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.