Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
McWane Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
McWane
Penalty: 
$7,700,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
December 5, 2005
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

In a case involving criminal violations of the Clean Water Act, McWane was sentenced to pay a fine of $5 million, serve a period of probation for five years and ordered to perform a community service project valued at $2.7 million.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Alabama
Facility City: 
Birmingham
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Alabama
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
plumbing supplies
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.