Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chemours
Current Parent Company: 
Chemours
Penalty: 
$335,350,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
February 13, 2017
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

DuPont and its spinoff Chemours each agreed to pay $335 million to settle allegations of dumping the carcinogen perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from a plant on the Ohio River in West Virginia.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Southern District of Ohio
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
2:15cv803
Case Name: 
Moody v. E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Delaware
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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