Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DuPont
Current Parent Company: 
DuPont de Nemours
Penalty: 
$3,300,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
December 21, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that DuPont agreed to pay a penalty of $3.3 million to resolve 57 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) violations, including allegations that it failed to immediately notify EPA of research indicating substantial risk found during testing chemicals for possible use as surface protection, masonry protection, water repellants, sealants and paints.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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: 
specialty materials
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Parent company note: 
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