Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lumber Liquidators Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Lumber Liquidators Inc.
Penalty: 
$13,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
February 1, 2016
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Virginia-based hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Inc. was sentenced in federal court in Norfolk, Virginia to pay more than $13 million in criminal fines, community service and forfeited assets related to its illegal importation of hardwood flooring, much of which was manufactured in China from timber that had been illegally logged in far eastern Russia.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
housewares and home furnishings
Specific Industry of Parent: 
flooring
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.