Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tronox Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Tronox
Penalty: 
$270,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
November 23, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Under a global bankruptcy settlement lodged in federal bankruptcy court in Manhattan, Tronox Inc. and its affiliated debtors agreed to pay $270 million into trusts and to federal and state agencies that will fund the cleanup of contaminated sites in 22 states.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department multiagency referral
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Australia (reincorp. for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.