Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wright Brothers Construction Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Wright Brothers Construction
Penalty: 
$1,400,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
December 12, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Wright Brothers Construction Co., of Charleston, Tenn., and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) agreed to pay a $1.5 million penalty and spend more than $1.3 million to offset environmental damages to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced. The Justice Department did not indicate how much of the penalty would be paid by the company. Here we assume it is half of the total.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Georgia
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.