Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Guardian Industries Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Koch Industries
Penalty: 
$312,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
September 29, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Guardian Industries agreed to pay a $312,000 civil penalty as part of the settlement of multistate litigation relating to air pollution emissions at seven of its float glass manufacturing plants. This was part of a larger $70 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-guardian-i...

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: 
Kansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Source of Data: 

"A.G. Schneiderman Announces that New York Joins EPA, State Governments in Settlement with Guardian Industries to Cut Air Pollution Emissions," States News Service, September 29, 2015 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.