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Company: Colonial Pipeline Company
Current Parent CompanyColonial Pipeline
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Penalty: $64,000,000
Year: 2003
Date: April 1, 2003
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Colonial Pipeline Company, resolving charges that the company violated the Clean Water Act on seven occasions by spilling 1.45 million gallons of oil from its 5,500 mile pipeline in five states. Under the consent decree, Colonial agreed to upgrade environmental protection on the pipeline at an estimated cost of at least $30 million and pay $34 million civil penalty.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Georgia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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