Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Forward Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Republic Services
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
March 28, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Forward Inc., of Manteca, agreed to a settlement to resolve alleged violations of air pollution laws at its landfill in Manteca. The settlement required Forward to spend approximately $3.8 million to improve the landfills gas collection and control system and to replace trucks in the landfills fleet with less polluting vehicles. Forward also agreed to pay a civil penalty of $200,000, to be shared with the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District, a co-plaintiff in the enforcement action against Forward.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility City: 
Manteca
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arizona
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
waste management
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Parent company note: 
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