Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Derive Systems
Penalty: 
$6,550,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
September 24, 2018
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department and the EPA announced a settlement with Derive Systems addressing the sale of approximately 363,000 aftermarket products which the United States alleged were designed, in part, to defeat the emissions control systems of cars and trucks in violation of the Clean Air Act. The company paid a civil penalty of $300,000 and agreed to spend $6.25 million to bring the products into compliance.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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