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Company: Shell Oil Company
Current Parent CompanyShell PLC
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Penalty: $63,000,000
Year: 2019
Date: August 23, 2019
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: pesticide violation
Violation Description: A jury ordered Shell to pay $63 million for failing to adequately warn of the dangers of the chemical TCP contained in its farm fumigants.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Merced County (California) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: verdict
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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