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Company: Detroit Diesel Corporation
Current Parent CompanyDaimler Truck AG
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Penalty: $28,500,000
Year: 2016
Date: October 6, 2016
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: air pollution violation
Violation Description: Detroit Diesel Corporation resolved alleged violations of the Clean Air Act for selling heavy-duty diesel engines that were not certified by EPA and did not meet applicable emission standards. Under the settlement, Detroit Diesel agreed to spend $14.5 million on projects to reduce nitrogen oxide and other pollutants and to pay a $14 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 Current Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Current Parent: trucks
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