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Company: Continental Carbon Inc.
Current Parent CompanyInternational CSRC Investment Holdings
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Penalty: $20,709,000
Year: 2008
Date: July 11, 2008
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Continental Carbon lost appeals up to the U.S. Supreme Court and ultimately paid $20.7 million in damages to residents of Columbus, Georgia and the city in a case brought in response to carbon black contamination caused by a company plant.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Middle District of Alabama
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:01-cv-00994
Case Name: Action Marine, Inc., et al v. Continental Carbon, et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: verdict
Facility State: Georgia
HQ Country of Current Parent: Taiwan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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