Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Roquette America, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Roquette
Penalty: 
$560,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
November 21, 2005
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Roquette America, Inc. agreed to pay $560,000 in settlement of allegations it illegally modified its method of operations by changing from use of coal to a blended fuel of coal and petroleum coke, resulting in significant increases in sulfur dioxide emissions, without complying with State and federal requirements.

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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