Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chemical and Metal Industries Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Chemical & Metal Industries, Inc.
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
March 25, 2011
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: 

A federal judge sentenced Chemical and Metal Industries Inc., a company based in Colorado, to two years of probation, a $1,000,000 fine, and $2,000,000 in restitution to the estate of a worker killed on the job. The sentence stemmed from C&MI's conviction for negligently causing the release of hazardous air pollutants and thereby negligently placing another person in imminent danger of death, in violation of Title 42, United States Code, Section 7413(c)(4) (federal Clean Air Act).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Middle District of Louisiana
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Colorado
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
waste management
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Parent company note: 
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