Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe Co.
Current Parent Company: 
McWane
Penalty: 
$8,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
April 24, 2009
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: 

Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe Co. a Phillipsburg, N.J.-based division of McWane Inc. of Alabama was sentenced to pay a fine of $8 million for violations of environmental and worker safety laws as well as obstructing the federal investigation of its conduct. A federal judge also sentenced the company to serve four years of probation, during which it will be subject to oversight by a court-appointed monitor who would report twice annually to the court.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Alabama
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
plumbing supplies
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Parent company note: 
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