Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United Airlines
Current Parent Company: 
United Airlines Holdings
Penalty: 
$77,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
January 23, 2002
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

United Airlines agreed to pay $77,000 in settlement of allegations it violated environmental laws when, in the process of resetting a foam fire extinguisher system, a valve was left open that led to 4,500 gallons of Ansulite entering storm sewers and Willow Creek.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Chicago
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
airlines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
airlines
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Parent company note: 
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