Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CalPortland Company
Current Parent Company: 
CalPortland
Penalty: 
$350,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
October 20, 2010
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The US Department of Justice, on behalf of the US Environmental Protection Agency, lodged a consent decree resolving Clean Air Act claims against CalPortland Company with respect to the company's Rillito, Arizona, portland cement plant. The settlement will resolve claims that CalPortland did not obtain permits required by the Clean Air Act. As a result, CalPortland will either upgrade equipment, such as baghouses and spraybars to reduce particle pollution, or install a new, state-of-the-art kiln and retire four existing kilns. In addition, the cement manufacturer must pay a $350,000 civil penalty.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arizona
Facility City: 
Rillito
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
building materials
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Parent company note: 
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