Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Rhodia Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Solvay
Penalty: 
$52,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
April 26, 2007
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Rhodia Inc., an acid manufacturer, agreed to pay a $2 million penalty and spend approximately $50 million on air pollution controls at eight production plants in four states across the country to settle allegations that the company violated the Clean Air Act.

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: 
Belgium
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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