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Company: Pilkington North America
Current Parent CompanyNippon Sheet Glass
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Penalty: $2,000,000
Year: 2005
Date: July 7, 2005
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Pilkington agreed to pay $2 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by residents of Naplate, Illinois over arsenic contamination of land and water.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:03cv1086
Case Name: Ludwig, et al v. Pilkington N Amer
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Illinois
HQ Country of Current Parent: Japan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: glass products
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