Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DuPont
Current Parent Company: 
DuPont de Nemours
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
August 1, 2000
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department and the EPA reached a $1.5 million settlement with E.I. du Pont de Nemours related to a 1995 chemical release in eastern Kentucky that led to the evacuation of several communities surrounding the plant.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kentucky
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Delaware
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
specialty materials
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Parent company note: 
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