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Company: Essroc Cement Company
Current Parent CompanyArgos
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Penalty: $34,700,000
Year: 2011
Date: December 29, 2011
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Essroc Cement Company agreed to pay a $1.7 million penalty and invest approximately $33 million in pollution control technology to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) at six of its portland cement manufacturing plants. Essroc also agreed to spend $745,000 to mitigate the effects of past excess emissions from its facilities.
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: Colombia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: building materials
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