Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Zinc Recycling
Current Parent Company: 
American Zinc Recycling
Penalty: 
$8,530,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
April 29, 2020
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

American Zinc Recycling agreed to invest approximately $8 million to bring its Chicago refining facility back into compliance with its emissions limits, with improved capture and collection systems for particulate matter and dust. The company also agreed to pay a $530,000 penalty.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Chicago
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
metals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
zinc recycling
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.