Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DuPont
Current Parent Company: 
Chemours
Penalty: 
$16,500,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
December 14, 2005
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

DuPont agreed to pay a civil penalty of $10.25 million and spend $6.25 million for Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) to settle violations related to the production of synthetic chemical Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) under provisions of both the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

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: 
chemicals
Notes: 

This facility is one of those transferred from DuPont to its Chemours spinoff in 2015.

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Parent company note: 
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