Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
North Star Steel
Penalty: 
$7,750,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
June 22, 2001
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

North Star Steel agreed to pay $5 million civil fines and $2.75 million for a supplemental environmental project in settlement of allegations of air quality violations. Testing found that the company had been emitting pollutants at 15 to 50 times the permit limits. Investigation revealed that the permit application was inaccurate and misleading, and that North Star had been conducting internal tests indicating that its equipments emission were never within compliance.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Arizona Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arizona
Facility City: 
Phoenix
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Parent company note: 
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