Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Koch Petroleum Group
Current Parent Company: 
Koch Industries
Penalty: 
$84,500,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
December 22, 2000
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To settle a Clean Air Act case, Koch agreed to spend an estimated $80 million to install up-to-date pollution-control equipment at two refineries in Corpus Christi, Tex. and one near St. Paul, Minn., reducing emissions from stacks, leaking valves, wastewater vents and flares. Koch also agreed to pay a $4.5 million penalty.

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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