Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nucor Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Nucor
Penalty: 
$98,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
December 19, 2000
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To settle a Clean Air Act case, Nucor agreed to spend $85 million on new emission controls, pay a $9 million civil penalty and spend $4 million on emission monitoring.

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: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
metals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
steel
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Parent company note: 
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