Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
West Shore Pipe Line Co. and Buckeye Pipe Co. L.P.
Penalty: 
$118,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
September 14, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The owner (West Shore) and operator (Buckeye) agreed to jointly pay a $10,000 civil penalty and $108,000 to state's Environmental Trust fund in settlement of alleged pollution violations that occurred when a pipeline ruptured and spilled 21,000 gallons of crude oil.

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