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Company: Shell Chemical L.P. and Shell Chemical Yabucoa
Current Parent CompanyShell PLC
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Penalty: $9,500,000
Year: 2010
Date: March 31, 2010
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Shell Chemical L.P. and Shell Chemical Yabucoa agreed to install pollution reduction equipment on two petroleum refining facilities at an estimated cost of $6 million as part of two comprehensive Clean Air Act settlements. The two companies agreed to pay a combined $3.3 million civil penalty to the United States as well as Alabama and Louisiana and $200,000 to Louisiana organizations for environmental education and emergency operations.
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: United Kingdom
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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