Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sabine Transportation Company
Current Parent Company: 
Kirby Corp.
Penalty: 
$2,000,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
August 10, 2004
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

An Iowa-based shipping company that transported grain cargoes and petroleum products in the United States and abroad was sentenced to pay $2 million for illegally dumping thousands of gallons of waste oil, hundreds of tons of diesel-contaminated grain, and plastic wastes at sea.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Coast Guard referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
barge services
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Parent company note: 
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