Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Premcor Refining Group
Current Parent Company: 
Valero Energy
Penalty: 
$800,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
July 12, 2001
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Premcor Refining Group (formerly Clark Refining and Marketing) agreed to pay $2 million in settlement of allegations it violated the Clean Air Act when it made major modification to its Hartford facility to increase production without installing legally required pollution control equipment. $1.2 million went to the United States and $800,000 to Illinois. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-premcor-re...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Hartford
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.