Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Jenn Feng Industrial Company and MTD Products
Penalty: 
$7,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
April 24, 2008
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A Taiwanese manufacturer and its U.S. distributor agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty for allegedly selling approximately 200,000 chainsaws in the U.S. that failed to meet federal air pollution standards. The companies also agreed to spend approximately $5 million on projects to reduce air pollution.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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