Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chemoil Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Glencore
Penalty: 
$27,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
September 29, 2016
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Chemoil Corporation that required the company to retire 65 million renewable fuel credits to resolve alleged violations of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. Chemoil was also required to pay a $27 million civil penalty.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
commodity trading; mining
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Parent company note: 
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