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Company: Brad Foote Gear Works Inc.
Current Parent CompanyBroadwind Inc.
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Penalty: $1,500,000
Year: 2013
Date: November 13, 2013
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: Clean Water Act and related
Violation Description: A suburban Cicero gear manufacturing company pleaded guilty to illegally discharging industrial wastewater into the public sewer system and agreed to pay a $1.5 million fine. The defendant company, BRAD FOOTE GEAR WORKS, INC., began cooperating and taking remedial water treatment measures after federal environmental agents executed a search warrant in February 2011.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Facility State: Illinois
Facility City: Cicero
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Illinois
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: wind power equipment
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