Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Trident Seafoods Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Trident Seafoods
Penalty: 
$32,500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 28, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Trident Seafoods Corp., one of the world's largest seafood processors, agreed to pay a $2.5 million civil penalty and invest millions in seafood processing waste controls to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA). The agreement required Trident to invest an estimated $30-40 million, and potentially more, in source control and waste pile remediation measures.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Alaska
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Washington
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
food products
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Parent company note: 
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