Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sparton Technology, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Cerberus Capital Management
Penalty: 
$1,675,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
January 18, 2000
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To settle a case involving groundwater contamination, the agreed to pay $1 million to the New Mexico Natural Resources Trustee for natural resource damages; a $293,500 penalty to the United States for violating a 1998 cleanup order; $181,500 in civil penalties that will go to the State of New Mexico; and $200,000 in litigation costs to the State of New Mexico and the City of Albuquerque.

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: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.