Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mosaic Fertilizer
Current Parent Company: 
Mosaic
Penalty: 
$32,400,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
October 5, 2009
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Mosaic Fertilizer agreed to spend approximately $30 million on air pollution controls to eliminate harmful emissions from its sulfuric acid production plant in Uncle Sam, Louisiana. The company also agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2.4 million to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations.

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: 
Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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