Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Exide Technologies
Current Parent Company: 
Exide Technologies
Penalty: 
$1,998,675
Year: 
2014
Date: 
November 21, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Exide agreed to pay $1,286,373 covering monetary fines, penalties and costs, plus allowed unsecured claims of $79,542 and $632,760 for additional penalties and costs in settlement of allegations it violated multiple hazardous waste regulations with improperly stored waste, lack of safety and monitoring equipment, and unpermitted machinery. It also agreed to set up financial assurance of approximately $38 million for closure and post closure costs, and to pay up to $9 million in off-site corrective actions.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Department of Toxic Substances Control
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Los Angeles
Facility City: 
Vernon
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous energy products and systems
Specific Industry of Parent: 
batteries
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.