Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Southern California Plating Company
Penalty: 
$86,397
Year: 
2015
Date: 
August 3, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

California Plating Company , a local metal finishing company located in Logan Heights, and its owner, Paul Hummell, admitted illegally storing hazardous waste and unlawfully discharging the waste into the sewer system. In pleading guilty, the company acknowledged that it illegally discharged industrial wastewaters in excess of its permit limits into the City of San Diego sewer system. Company was ordered to pay a $50,000 Federal fine and $36,397 in restitution.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
California
Facility City: 
San Diego
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Parent company note: 
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