Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Cargill Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Cargill
Penalty: 
$135,100,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
September 1, 2005
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

As part of a Clean Air Act settlement, Cargill agreed to spend an estimated $130 million to install air pollution control devices at its 27 corn and oilseed processing facilities, pay a civil penalty of $1.6 million and spend $3.5 million on environmental projects across the country.

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: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
Specific Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
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Parent company note: 
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