Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Roquette America, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Roquette
Penalty: 
$4,100,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
November 13, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Roquette America, Inc., agreed to pay a $4.1 million civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit at its grain processing facility in Keokuk, Iowa.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Iowa
Facility City: 
Keokuk
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
Specific Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
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Parent company note: 
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