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 Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Equistar Chemicals LP LyondellBasell Industries chemicals 2007 EPA $127,500,000
West Virginia-American Water Company et al. American Water Works utilities and power generation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $126,000,000
Monsanto Co. Bayer chemicals 2013 private lawsuit-state $122,500,000
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
E. I. DuPont DuPont de Nemours chemicals 2005 private lawsuit-state $107,600,000
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
Volkswagen AG Volkswagen motor vehicles 2019 private lawsuit-federal $96,500,000
Columbian Chemicals Company Aditya Birla Group diversified 2017 EPA $95,025,000
Monsanto Co. et al. Bayer chemicals 2020 WA-AG $95,000,000
DaimlerChrysler Corporation Stellantis 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
Nevada Power Company Berkshire Hathaway diversified 2007 EPA $90,110,000
MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC Mitsui diversified 2012 EPA $90,000,000
Citgo Petroleum Corporation PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.) oil and gas 2015 EPA $90,000,000
Republic Services, Inc. Republic Services waste management and environmental services 2018 MO-AG $87,000,000
Volkswagen Volkswagen motor vehicles 2016 CA-AG $86,000,000
Cabot Corporation Cabot Corp. chemicals 2013 EPA $84,975,000
Koch Petroleum Group Koch Industries diversified 2000 EPA $84,500,000
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Walmart retailing 2013 EPA $81,600,000
RUSSELL OIL COMPANY Russell Oil oil and gas 2005 EPA $81,277,000
GULF STATES PAINT COMPANY   2000 TX-ENV $80,911,300
VOLVO TRUCK CORPORATION Volvo motor vehicles 2012 EPA $76,625,640
Enbridge Energy LP Enbridge pipelines 2015 MI-AG $75,000,000
Sinclair Oil Corp. Sinclair Oil oil and gas 2008 EPA $74,450,000
Noble Energy Inc. Chevron oil and gas 2015 EPA $73,450,000
Fiat Chrysler Stellantis motor vehicles 2019 MULTI-AG $72,500,000
Doe Run Resources Corp. Renco diversified 2010 EPA $72,000,000
Guardian Industries Corp. Koch Industries diversified 2015 EPA $70,462,000
Guardian Industries Koch Industries diversified 2015 USAO $70,462,000
DuPont DuPont de Nemours chemicals 2007 EPA $70,125,000
ConocoPhillips Phillips 66 oil and gas 2004 private lawsuit-state $70,000,000
Wolverine Worldwide Inc. Wolverine World Wide Inc. apparel 2020 MI-AG $69,500,000
Honeywell Resins and Chemicals LLC Honeywell International diversified 2013 EPA $69,000,000
Volkswagen Group of America Volkswagen motor vehicles 2017 NJ-DCA $69,000,000
Doe Run Resources Corp. Renco diversified 2010 MO-AG (*) $68,500,000
Shell Oil Company et al. Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2018 NJ-AG $68,500,000
Shell Pipeline Company LP Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2003 EPA $67,000,000
Volkswagen Volkswagen motor vehicles 2016 CA-AG (*) $66,000,000
Repsol, S.A Repsol oil and gas 2013 NJ-AG $65,000,000
Smithfield Foods WH Group food products 2000 NC-AG $65,000,000
YPF S.A. Repsol oil and gas 2013 NJ-AG $65,000,000
Mountaire Corporation Mountaire Corporation food products 2021 private lawsuit-state $65,000,000
Colonial Pipeline Company Colonial Pipeline oil and gas 2003 EPA $64,000,000
BP America Inc. et al. BP oil and gas 2018 NJ-AG $64,000,000
Sunoco, Inc Energy Transfer pipelines 2018 NJ-AG $64,000,000
W.R. Grace & Co Standard Industries Inc. building materials 2014 EPA $63,000,000
Shell Oil Company Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2019 private lawsuit-state $63,000,000
Enbridge Energy L. P. Enbridge pipelines 2017 EPA (*) $62,000,000
DCP Midstream, L.P. DCP Midstream Partners oil and gas 2008 NM-ENV $60,800,000
Nevada Power Company Berkshire Hathaway diversified 2007 EPA $60,700,000
W.R. Grace & Co. Standard Industries Inc. building materials 2008 private lawsuit-federal $60,000,000
Kentucky Utilities Company PPL Corp. utilities and power generation 2013 EPA $57,300,000
BASF Catalysts LLC BASF chemicals 2020 private lawsuit-federal $57,100,000
Constellation Energy Group Exelon utilities and power generation 2008 private lawsuit-state $54,000,000
Bay State Gas Company, d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts NiSource utilities and power generation 2020 USAO $53,030,116
Eastman Kodak Eastman Kodak electrical and electronic equipment 2014 USAO $53,000,000
Rhodia Inc. Solvay chemicals 2007 EPA $52,000,000
Monsanto Co. Bayer chemicals 2020 DC-AG $52,000,000
AT&T AT&T telecommunications 2014 CA-AG $51,800,000
PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, AA Sulfuric Inc., and White Springs Agricultural Chemicals Inc. Nutrien Ltd. chemicals 2014 EPA $51,300,000
PG&E et al. PG&E Corp. utilities and power generation 2013 USAO $50,500,000
Premium Standard Farms (PSF) and Continental Grain Company WH Group food products 2001 EPA $50,350,000
British Petroleum Marathon Petroleum oil and gas 2007 EPA $50,000,000
BP Products North America Inc. Marathon Petroleum oil and gas 2011 TX-AG $50,000,000
Exide Technologies Exide Technologies miscellaneous energy products and systems 2015 USAO $50,000,000
Solutia Inc. Eastman Chemical chemicals 2003 private lawsuit-federal $50,000,000
Associated Aviation Underwriters   2006 private lawsuit-state $49,500,000
Lloyd's of London   2005 CA-AG $49,000,000
Hunt Refining Co. Hunt Consolidated oil and gas 2007 EPA $48,900,000
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. Hyundai Heavy Industries heavy equipment 2019 EPA $47,000,000
EPCOR Utilities and Johnson Utilities   2021 AZ-DEQ $46,300,000
Hess Corporation Hess Corp. oil and gas 2012 EPA $45,850,000
BP-ARCO BP oil and gas 2002 CA-AG $45,800,000
Regal Stone Limited and Fleet Management Ltd. Fleet Management Ltd. freight and logistics 2011 DOJ $44,400,000
Plains All American Pipeline L.P. Plains GP Holdings pipelines 2010 EPA $43,250,000
Cahill Gordon & Reindel   2020 private lawsuit-federal $42,600,000
E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. DuPont de Nemours chemicals 2017 VA-ENV $42,284,000
Hanson Building Materials, HeidelbergCement building materials 2007 CA-AG $42,200,000
J.R. Simplot Company J.R. Simplot agribusiness 2015 EPA $42,000,000
ASARCO, Inc. Grupo Mexico mining and minerals 2009 CO-AG $42,000,000
ATP Oil & Gas Corp. ATP Oil & Gas oil and gas 2015 EPA $41,850,000
Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Hyundai Motor motor vehicles 2016 MULTI-AG $41,223,320
Golden Valley Electric Association Golden Valley Electric Association utilities and power generation 2012 EPA $40,365,000
Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. Carnival Corp. entertainment 2016 USCG $40,000,000
Hess Energy Inc. Hess Corp. oil and gas 2008 private lawsuit-federal $40,000,000
Total Petrochemical USA Inc. TotalEnergies SE oil and gas 2007 EPA $39,900,000
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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.