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Company: Lyondell Chemical
Current Parent CompanyLyondellBasell Industries
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Penalty: $4,000,000
Year: 2002
Date: July 23, 2002
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: MTBE violation
Violation Description: Lyondell agreed to pay $4 million to settle litigation related to MTBE contamination of the water supply in South Lake Tahoe, California.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: San Francisco County (California) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: CGC98999128
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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