Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP America
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$426,500
Year: 
2011
Date: 
November 29, 2011
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that several subsidiaries of BP America Inc. agreed to pay a $426,500 penalty and ensure that more than $240 million in funds are secured to resolve violations of hazardous waste, drinking water and Superfund financial assurance requirements.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
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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