Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Formosa Plastics Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Formosa Plastics
Penalty: 
$1,290,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
June 28, 2005
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To settle a suit involving vinyl chloride emissions at its Delaware City facility, Formosa Plastics agreed to take steps to comply with environmental regulations, pay a $450,000 penalty, and take additional measures including an $840,000 project that exceeds federal and state legal requirements.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Delaware
Facility City: 
Delaware City
HQ Country of Parent: 
Taiwan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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