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Company: Merit Energy Co. LLC
Current Parent CompanyMerit Energy
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Penalty: $1,500,000
Year: 2008
Date: October 1, 2008
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: Clean Air Act and related
Violation Description: To settle a Clean Air Act case at a natural gas facility, owner Merit Energy and former owner Shell Exploration agreed to pay a penalty of $500,000; Merit also agreed to spend $1 million on an environmental project.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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