Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Logan Aluminum Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Logan Aluminum
Penalty: 
$285,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
December 8, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, along with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, have filed a complaint and entered into a consent decree with Logan Aluminum Inc. to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act's National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production occurring at Logan Aluminum's Russellville, Ky., secondary aluminum facility. The proposed consent decree resolves claims of the United States and the commonwealth under the Clean Air Act and related provisions of the laws of the commonwealth. Under the terms of the decree, Logan Aluminum will pay a civil penalty of $285,000 and install a pollution control device called a baghouse for one of its furnace's capture/collection systems.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kentucky
Facility City: 
Russellville
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kentucky
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
joint venture (owned 50-50 by Aditya Birla Group and Tri-Arrows Aluminum)
Major Industry of Parent: 
metals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aluminum
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Parent company note: 
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