Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Conopco, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Unilever
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
December 5, 2013
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Conopco agreed to spend $3.5 million on environmental projects as part of the settlement of allegations the company violated the Clean Water Act at its former manufacturing site in Clinton in 2008. This was part of a larger $4.5 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/ct-conopco-...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Connecticut Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Connecticut
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
food products
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.