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Company: Valero Energy Corp.
Current Parent CompanyValero Energy
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Penalty: $236,250,000
Year: 2007
Date: August 16, 2007
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Mega-ScandalRefinery Pollution
Violation Description: The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached an agreement with Valero Energy Corp. providing for a $4.25 million penalty and $232 million in new and upgraded pollution controls at refineries in Tennessee, Ohio and Texas that were formerly owned by Premcor Inc. The state of Ohio and Memphis-Shelby County, Tenn. also joined in the consent decree and were to receive a portion of the civil penalty.
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: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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