Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Western Digital Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Western Digital Corp.
Penalty: 
$62,500
Year: 
2012
Date: 
February 28, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined Western Digital Corporation, a wafer fabrication facility that generates large quantities of hazardous wastes including solvents, acids and sulfates, $62,500 for the improper management of hazardous waste at its Fremont facility.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility City: 
Fremont
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
computer peripherals
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Parent company note: 
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