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Company: Unocal Corporation
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Penalty: $32,500,000
Year: 2013
Date: January 24, 2013
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: In a case that went to the Colorado Supreme Court, Unocal ultimately agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle a class action brought by property owners in connection with the release of asbestos during the removal of an underground oil pipeline.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Logan County (Colorado) District Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 06CV108
Case Name: Jackson et al. v. Unocal et al.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Colorado
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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