Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lehigh Cement Co.
Current Parent Company: 
HeidelbergCement
Penalty: 
$33,300,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
September 8, 2003
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Lehigh Cement Co. agreed to pay a $150,000 penalty, $250,000 in fees and to install new air pollution control equipment at an estimated cost of over $33 million, and annual operating costs of over $3 million in settlement of allegations Lehigh had expanded its facility but failed to comply with requirements designed to prevent significant deterioration of air quality.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Iowa Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Iowa
Facility City: 
Mason City
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
building materials
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Parent company note: 
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