Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chevron Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Chevron
Penalty: 
$10,000,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
September 8, 2001
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Exxon agreed to pay $10 million to settle litigation related to MTBE contamination of the water supply in South Lake Tahoe, California.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
San Francisco County (California) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
CGC98999128
Case Name: 
SO. TAHOE PUBLIC VS. ATLANTIC RICHFIELD
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
Source of Data: 

Chevron settles in MTBE contamination lawsuit, Associated Press, September 8, 2001 (via Nexis).

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