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Company: Hanson Building Materials,
Current Parent CompanyQuikrete
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Penalty: $42,200,000
Year: 2007
Date: December 10, 2007
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The California Attorney General announced a $42.2 million settlement agreement with Hanson Building Materials, a multi-national mining corporation, resolving allegations that the company improperly mined over two million cubic yards of sand from Suisun Bay and defrauded the state out of million of dollars in royalty payments for sand mined in San Francisco and Suisun Bays.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Georgia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: packaged concrete
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