Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Carmeuse Lime
Current Parent Company: 
Carmeuse
Penalty: 
$475,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
October 31, 2012
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a consent decree with Carmeuse Lime, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to resolve Clean Air Act violations at the company's Chicago lime manufacturing facility. The company will pay a $350,000 fine and spend $125,000 to replace windows at residences primarily in Chicagos East Side neighborhood.

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: 
Belgium
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
minerals
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Parent company note: 
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