Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Dow Chemical Company
Current Parent Company: 
Dow Inc.
Penalty: 
$2,400,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
April 16, 2003
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Dow agreed to pay a $1 million monetary penalty and spend $1.4 million for environmental projects to resolve violations dating back to 1996.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Louisiana
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
materials sciences
Source of Data: 

Dow agrees to $2.4 million settlement with state, Associated Press, April 16, 2003 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.