Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Valero
Current Parent Company: 
Valero Energy
Penalty: 
$711,000,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
June 16, 2005
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

At part of a Clean Air Act settlement covering its petroleum refineries, Valero agreed to spend about $700 million to install improved emission controls. It also agreed to pay a civil penalty of $5.5 million and spend $5.5 million on supplementary environmental projects.

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: 
Texas
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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