Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Bouchard Transportation
Penalty: 
$6,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
November 15, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Bouchard Transportation agreed to pay $6 million to Massachusetts, Rhode Island and the federal government to resolve natural resource damage claims relating to the April 2003 spill of up to 98,000 gallons of oil into Buzzards Bay. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-bouchard-t...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
barge services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.