Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wolin-Levin, Inc., East Lake Management and Development Corp., and Oak Park Real Estate, Inc.
Penalty: 
$267,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
October 3, 2001
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Illinois Attorney General, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Housing & Urban Development along with Cook County and the City of Chicago settled a case with three Chicago-area landlords for the alleged failure to warn tenants that their homes may contain lead-based paint hazards. Wolin-Levin, Inc., East Lake Management and Development Corp., and Oak Park Real Estate, Inc., paid civil penalties of $90,000, of which $24,000 went to the State of Illinois. Wolin-Levin paid $100,000 to the Chicago Health Department as part of a child health improvement project. East Lake paid $77,000 to a community-based health center to provide free blood lead testing for children.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Chicago
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