Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Premcor Refining Group, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Valero Energy
Penalty: 
$6,250,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
April 1, 2002
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Premcor Refining Group, Inc., formerly known as Clark Refining and Marketing, Inc., agreed to pay a $6.25 million penalty to resolve claims that its Blue Island Refinery in Blue Island, Ill. violated five federal statutes: the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and the Emergency Planning, Community Right-To-Know Act and state of Illinois environmental laws and regulations. Premcor closed the refinery in January 2001.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Blue Island
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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