Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DuPont
Current Parent Company: 
DuPont de Nemours
Penalty: 
$70,125,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
July 20, 2007
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Du Pont agreed to spend at least $66 million on air pollution controls at four sulfuric acid production plants in Louisiana, Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky and pay a civil penalty of $4.125 million under the Clean Air Act settlement.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
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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