Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Roquette America, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Roquette
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
February 16, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Roquette America, Inc. agreed to pay $1 million in settlement of allegations it failed to implement required equipment and permits to prevent air pollution after modifications, and repeatedly exceeded air pollution emission limitations under existing permits for particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, volatile organic compounds, and carbon monoxide.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Iowa Attorney General
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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