Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Chevron
Penalty: 
$24,500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 7, 2011
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General announced a $24.5 million settlement with Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Chevron Stations Inc. to resolve allegations that the companies violated state laws governing hazardous materials and hazardous waste by failing to properly inspect and maintain underground tanks used to store gasoline for retail sale.

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: 
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
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Parent company note: 
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