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Company: Ryland Group Inc.
Current Parent CompanyLennar
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Penalty: $625,000
Year: 2011
Date: October 7, 2011
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: water pollution violation
Violation Description: The Ryland Group Inc., one of the nation's largest homebuilders, will pay a civil penalty of $625,000 to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations at its construction sites, including sites located in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced. Ryland will also invest in compliance programs to improve employee training and increase management oversight at all current and future construction sites. The company is required to inspect its current and future construction sites routinely to minimize stormwater runoff from sites.
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 Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Florida
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Current Parent: homebuilding
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