Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Cascades Boxboard Group
Current Parent Company: 
Cascades Inc.
Penalty: 
$118,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
May 3, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A company that manufactures paperboard in Sprague, Conn., has agreed to pay a penalty of $78,000 and to spend $40,000 to improve local emergency capabilities in order to resolve EPA claims that it violated federal community right-to-know laws.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Connecticut
Facility City: 
Sprague
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
paper and packaging
Specific Industry of Parent: 
packaging
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Parent company note: 
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