Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
General Electric
Current Parent Company: 
General Electric
Penalty: 
$2,250,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
December 3, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

General Electric agreed to pay a $2.25 million civil penalty to resolve a complaint alleging violations of federal and state environmental laws in connection with GE's use of an incinerator at a manufacturing facility that it once owned and operated in Waterford, New York.

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: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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