Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Tyson Foods
Penalty: 
$1,575,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
January 10, 2007
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. agreed to pay a $30,000 civil penalty, $100,000 to Rock Island County for environmental projects, $50,000 to the City of Rock Island for a children's garden, $45,000 to the City of Moline for environmental cleanup, $600,000 for reducing emissions from Tyson delivery trucks, and $750,000 for installing additional air pollution control equipment, in settlement of allegations of air pollution and permit violations.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Joslin
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
poultry processing and meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.