Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Murphy Oil USA, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Murphy USA
Penalty: 
$13,000,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
January 24, 2002
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Justice announced a settlement with Murphy Oil USA, Inc. under which the company agreed to spend $7.5 million to cut sulfur dioxide emissions from its Superior, Wisconsin refinery and pay a $5.5 million civil penalty.

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: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
gas stations
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Parent company note: 
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