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Company: Hawk Field Services LLC
Current Parent CompanyBHP Group
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Penalty: $500,000
Year: 2011
Date: April 8, 2011
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Hawk Field Services LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Houston-based Petrohawk Energy Corporation, pleaded guilty in federal court in Little Rock, Ark., to charges stemming from the illegal take of endangered species in north-central Arkansas, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorneys Office for the Eastern District of Arkansas announced. According to the plea agreement, Hawk Field Services agreed to pay a $350,000 fine and to donate $150,000 to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, for use in restoration projects in the Little Red River watershed.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Arkansas
HQ Country of Current Parent: Australia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: mining
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