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Company: Modine Manufacturing
Current Parent CompanyModine Manufacturing
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Penalty: $2,000,000
Year: 2008
Date: August 26, 2008
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Modine Manufacturing agreed to pay $2 million to settle its role in lawsuits alleging that its plant in Ringwood, Illinois released wastewater that degraded to form vinyl chloride, which caused brain cancers in some nearby residents.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:06cv1743
Case Name:  Gates et al. v. Rohm and Haas Co., Morton International and Modine Manufacturing
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Illinois
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Wisconsin
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: automotive parts
Specific Industry of Current Parent: automotive parts
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