Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Exxon Mobil
Current Parent Company: 
Exxon Mobil
Penalty: 
$302,500,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
October 31, 2017
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Exxon Mobil agreed to pay a fine of $2.5 million and spend $300 million on air pollution controls to resolve allegations that it violated the Clean Air Act by failing to properly operate and monitor industrial flares at its petrochemical 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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.