Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Iowa Fertilizer Company
Current Parent Company: 
OCI N.V.
Penalty: 
$40,345
Year: 
2015
Date: 
August 19, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Iowa Fertilizer Company and Orascom E&C USA have agreed to pay a $80,689 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act associated with the construction of a new fertilizer plant in Wever, Iowa, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 announced today. (The announcement did not indicate how the penalty would be divided. Here it is split equally between the two companies.)

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Iowa
Facility City: 
Wever
HQ Country of Parent: 
Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
fertilizers
Notes: 

Note: This penalty is a duplicate of an amount shown in another record (either because it applies to a multi-location settlement or because Violation Tracker contains an agency record and a settlement announcement for the same case).

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Parent company note: 
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