Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Shell Oil Company
Current Parent Company: 
Royal Dutch Shell
Penalty: 
$19,500,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
November 6, 2009
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

After finding hundreds of environmental violations at Shell gasoline stations statewide, the California Attorney General secured a $19.5 million judgment against Shell Oil Company and its affiliates designed to ensure compliance with the state's hazardous waste and underground fuel storage laws.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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