Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Guardian Industries
Current Parent Company: 
Koch Industries
Penalty: 
$70,462,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
October 1, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To settle allegations of Clean Air Act violations Guardian agreed to invest more than $70 million to control emissions of nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide, particulate matter and sulfuric acid mist from all of its flat glass manufacturing facilities. Guardian also agreed to fund an environmental mitigation project valued at $150,000 to reduce particulate matter pollution in the San Joaquin Valley in California and pay a civil penalty of $312,000.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of Texas
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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