Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tesoro Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Marathon Petroleum
Penalty: 
$425,450,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 18, 2016
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $425 million settlement with subsidiaries of Tesoro Corp., and Par Hawaii Refining that resolved alleged Clean Air Act violations at six refineries. Under the settlement, the two companies agreed to spend about $403 million to install and operate pollution control equipment, and Tesoro agreed to spend about $12 million to fund environmental projects in local communities previously impacted by pollution. Tesoro also agreed to $10.45 million civil penalty.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
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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