Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Alcoa Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Arconic
Penalty: 
$8,800,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
March 13, 2000
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Under the terms of a settlement of Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act allegations, Alcoa agreed to pay a $2.4 million penalty; spend at least $5.4 million on a project to reduce and Indiana plant's generation of hazardous waste; and conduct a $1 million study of a new air pollution reduction technology. The settlement also required that Alcoa create a new $5 million wastewater treatment system.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Indiana
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
industrial components
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Parent company note: 
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