Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CCS (USA) Inc
Current Parent Company: 
Tervita
Penalty: 
$2,500,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
July 10, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Houston-based CCS (USA) Inc. and several of its operating subsidiaries will pay a $2.5 million civil penalty relating to operations at its Shreveport, Louisiana, industrial wastewater treatment plant, the Department of Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Louisiana announced. The settlement will resolve violations of the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and the hazardous waste law known as RCRA.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Louisiana
Facility City: 
Shreveport
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
waste management
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Parent company note: 
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