Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
TA Operating LLC and HPT TA Properties Trust and Petro Travel Plaza LLC
Current Parent Company: 
TravelCenters of America
Penalty: 
$3,800,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
February 26, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Travel Centers of America and its affiliates agreed to pay $4.8 million (of which $1 million was suspended) in settlement of allegations it violated several Underground Storage Tank regulations, included failure to perform timely secondary containment and annual monitoring certification tests; failure to install or repair line leak detectors; and failure of the primary or secondary containment to store a hazardous substance.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California State Water Resources Control Board
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
truck stops
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.