Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Roadway Express, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
YRC Worldwide
Penalty: 
$65,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
August 1, 2006
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

violated Arizona Hazardous Waste Management Act. 09/17/04 hub facility in Phoenix caught fire when hazardous waste illegally stored in the trailer spontaneously combusted. A second tractor trailer also caught fire during the incident. Fire extinguishers were stored inside the tractor trailers and were therefore not available for use when the fire started.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arizona
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
freight services
Source of Data: 

Contained in data received from the agency on November 10, 2020 in response to an open records request.

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Parent company note: 
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