Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
NuStar Pipeline Operating Partnership LP
Current Parent Company: 
NuStar Energy
Penalty: 
$1,218,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
March 18, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A Texas-based pipeline company agreed to pay a $450,000 civil penalty to the United States to settle allegations that it failed to prepare and maintain proper facility response plans to deal with spills and environmental accidents at eight of its oil storage terminal facilities in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. NuStar Pipeline Operating Partnership LP of San Antonio, Texas, also agreed to spend an additional $768,000 on a supplemental environmental project to install and operate tank volume monitoring and alarm systems at several of its facilities.

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: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
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Parent company note: 
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