Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Phelps Dodge Industries
Current Parent Company: 
Freeport-McMoRan
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
December 19, 2000
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Phelps Dodge agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and more than $500,000 for environmental projects in settlement of allegations its copper rod manufacturing facility violated its air pollution emissions permit and failed to properly characterize hazardous waste it generated.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Connecticut Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Connecticut
Facility City: 
Norwich
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arizona
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
mining
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Parent company note: 
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