Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chamness Technology Inc. (CTI)
Penalty: 
$100,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
January 23, 2013
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Dennis Simmons, an employee of CTI caused the discharge by failing to attach the umbilical hose and ensure that it was connected to a spray irrigator at the facility. The leachate water and storm water runoff entered the Palestine Creek and flowed to the Des Moines River, but the discharge was not permitted. CTI was sentenced to 24 months probation and ordered to pay a $100,000 federal fine.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Iowa
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Parent company note: 
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