Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Homestake Mining Company
Current Parent Company: 
Barrick Gold
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 27, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Settlement with Homestake Mining Company of California to assess contamination and address safety hazards at four abandoned uranium mines in the Mariano Lake and Smith Lake areas on the Navajo Nation. EPA and Navajo Nation will oversee the work totaling about $500,000.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
mining
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Parent company note: 
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