Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Union Pacific
Current Parent Company: 
Union Pacific
Penalty: 
$318,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
September 3, 2005
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Union Pacific agreed to pay $318,000 to the Riverside County District Attorney to resolve allegations that it engaged in illegal dumping at the Edom Hill landfill.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Riverside County (CA) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Riverside
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Nebraska
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
railroads
Specific Industry of Parent: 
railroads
Source of Data: 

Railroad settles dumping lawsuit, Press Enterprise, September 3, 2005 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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