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Company: Oxy Vinyls, LP
Current Parent CompanyOccidental Petroleum
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Penalty: $1,270,000
Year: 2006
Date: June 8, 2006
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Oxy Vinyls agreed to significantly reduce vinyl chloride emissions at its plants in Pasadena, Texas; Deer Park, Texas; Louisville, Ky; and Pedricktown, N.J. and to perform three environmental projects at an estimated cost of $1.2 million that are expected to permanently decrease emissions of vinyl chloride by approximately 40,000 pounds per year within five years. The company also agreed to pay a civil penalty of $70,000 to the federal government.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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