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Company: Lehigh Cement
Current Parent CompanyHeidelbergCement
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Penalty: $7,550,000
Year: 2015
Date: April 29, 2015
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The California Attorney General announced that Leigh Cement would pay $7.55 million -- a $2.55 million penalty and $5 million to improve wastewater treatment -- to resolve a case involving toxic discharges from the company's plant near Cupertino into Permanente Creek, a tributary to San Francisco Bay. The penalty was separately reported by the EPA; see the Violation Tracker entry at (click here)
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: Germany
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: building materials
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