Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP-ARCO
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$45,800,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
June 19, 2002
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

BP-ARCO agreed to pay $25 million in penalties and spend $20.8 million in improvements to settle alleged widespread underground tank violations at ARCO gasoline stations in California.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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