Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Magellan Ammonia Pipeline
Current Parent Company: 
Magellan Midstream Partners
Penalty: 
$3,650,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
August 14, 2009
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A pipeline company and two of its former operating firms agreed to jointly pay a civil penalty of $3.65 million to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act resulting from anhydrous ammonia spills in Nebraska and Kansas. The spills, which occurred in 2004, resulted in significant fish kills in surrounding waterways.

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: 
Oklahoma
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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