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Company: Airgas Doral Inc.
Current Parent CompanyAir Liquide
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Penalty: $7,000,000
Year: 2016
Date: May 26, 2016
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: hazardous waste violation
Violation Description: Airgas Doral, Inc. was sentenced to a $4,300,000 criminal fine, two years organizational probation, with a special condition of a hazardous materials compliance program, including an independent monitor and periodic reporting, and was ordered to pay a total of $2,700,000 in restitution to the estates of the three stevedores who died from asphyxiation on May 20, 2008, as a result their exposure to argon gas in the hold of a cargo vessel at Port Everglades.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: U.S. Attorney-Southern District of Florida
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
HQ Country of Current Parent: France
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: industrial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: industrial gas
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