Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Schnitzer Steel Industries
Penalty: 
$4,100,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
February 3, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Schnitzer Steel agreed to pay $1.55 million in civil penalties, $2.1 million towards Supplemental Environmental Projects, and $450,000 in costs in settlement of allegations its metal shredding and recycling facility released particulates contaminated with hazardous metals into the neighboring environment.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Alameda
Facility City: 
Oakland
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Oregon
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
metals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
steel
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Parent company note: 
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