Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Rockwell International Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Teledyne Technologies
Penalty: 
$243,750,000
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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications equipment
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Parent company note: 
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