Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$660,000,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
January 18, 2001
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To resolve a Clean Air Act case involving eight refineries, BP agreed to spend $650 million to reduce emissions and pay a $10 million civil penalty.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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