Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Invista
Current Parent Company: 
Koch Industries
Penalty: 
$501,700,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
April 13, 2009
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Invista agreed to pay a $1.7 million civil penalty and spend up to an estimated $500 million to correct self-reported environmental violations discovered at facilities in seven states. The company disclosed more than 680 violations of water, air, hazardous waste, emergency planning and preparedness, and pesticide regulations to EPA after auditing 12 facilities it acquired from DuPont in 2004.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
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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