Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
General Motors Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
General Motors
Penalty: 
$2,845,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
June 23, 2011
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

General Motors agreed to pay $2.845 million to resolve claims by 12 states concerning the recycling of mercury switches from vehicles going out of use.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Parent company note: 
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