Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sorrento Lactalis Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Lactalis
Penalty: 
$315,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
August 18, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Cheese manufacturer Sorrento Lactalis Inc. will pay the United States a $315,000 penalty for excess discharges in violation of its wastewater permit levels, according to an agreement between the company, the Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The company discharged the excess pollutants into Mason Creek from its factory operations in Nampa, Idaho, in violation of the Clean Water Act.

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