Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
MPLX LP
Current Parent Company: 
MPLX LP
Penalty: 
$4,408,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
November 1, 2018
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, the State of Oklahoma, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the State of West Virginia announced a settlement agreement with MPLX LP and 11 of its subsidiaries designed to strengthen air pollution controls at 20 natural gas processing plants located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Texas and Oklahoma. The company agreed to spend $3.482 million on emissions control equipment and to pay a $925,000 civil penalty.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
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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