Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Millard Refrigerated Services
Current Parent Company: 
Lineage Logistics
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
June 2, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a final settlement with Millard Refrigerated Services that resolved alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act violations for an airborne release of ammonia from Millard's Theodore, Alabama, facility in 2010. Millard agreed to pay a $3 million penalty for the violations that sickened 152 people responding to the BP oil spill.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Alabama
Facility City: 
Theodore
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
logistics
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.