Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ExxonMobil Oil Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Exxon Mobil
Penalty: 
$11,515,463
Year: 
2021
Date: 
April 13, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department, the EPA and the State of Illinois announced an amendment to the 2005 Clean Air Act consent decree signed with ExxonMobil Oil Corporation to resolve violations at its petroleum refinery in Joliet. Under the amendment, ExxonMobil will pay $1,515,463 in penalties -- $1,086,640 to the federal government and $428,823 to the State of Illinois. The amendment also includes an estimated $10 million of improvements to reduce air emissions from the facility.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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