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Company: Syngenta Seeds, Inc
Current Parent CompanyChemChina
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Penalty: $1,500,000
Year: 2006
Date: December 21, 2006
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Syngenta Seeds, Inc.of Golden Valley, Minn., agreed to pay a $1.5 million penalty to EPA for selling and distributing seed corn that contained an unregistered genetically engineered pesticide called Bt 10.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: China
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: government-owned
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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