Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bunge North America Inc
Current Parent Company: 
Bunge
Penalty: 
$13,900,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
October 26, 2006
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Bunge North America Inc. agreed to a $13.9 million settlement covering 12 plants in eight states to resolve allegations that the company violated the Clean Air Act by making major modifications that increased emissions without obtaining pre-construction permits and without complying with applicable standards of performance for new air pollution sources.

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: 
Bermuda
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
Specific Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
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Parent company note: 
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