Violation Tracker Individual Record

Shell Chemical L.P. and Shell Chemical Yabucoa
Current Parent Company: 
Royal Dutch Shell
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: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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