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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Union Pacific
Current Parent CompanyUnion Pacific
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Penalty: $2,300,000
Year: 2019
Date: January 12, 2019
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Union Pacific agreed to pay $2.3 million to the District Attorneys of Placer, Nevada, San Bernardino and San Joaquin counties to resolve allegations relating to the mishandling of hazardous wastes.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: California
Facility County: multi-county
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Nebraska
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: railroads
Specific Industry of Current Parent: railroads
Source of Data: Railroad OKs hazmat changes; Under settlement, Union Pacific vows proper handling of hazardous waste, San Bernardino Sun, January 12, 2019 (via Nexis).
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.