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Company: Dow Chemical Company
Current Parent CompanyDow Inc.
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Penalty: $131,250,000
Year: 2017
Date: April 28, 2017
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: In this long-running class action, originally filed in 1990, Dow Chemical and Rockwell International agreed to pay a total of $375 million to resolve allegations by homeowners relating to radioactive waste from the Department of Energy's Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant in Colorado.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Colorado
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:90cv181
Case Name: Cook, et al v. Rockwell Intl Corp
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Colorado
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Michigan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: materials sciences
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