Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pacific Pipeline Systems LLP
Current Parent Company: 
Plains GP Holdings
Penalty: 
$1,300,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
January 20, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Pacific Pipeline Systems LLP, a Long Beach, Calif.-based oil transport company, agreed to pay a $1.3 million civil penalty and discontinue the use of a section of pipeline through an unstable section of mountains to resolve a Clean Water Act violation.

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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