Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
HS Resources
Penalty: 
$1,200,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
August 9, 2000
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

HS Resources, an oil and gas exploration company, agreed to pay a $700,000 penalty and spend another $500,000 to buy and preserve wetlands in southern Louisiana to settle claims that it illegally destroyed 20 acres of wetlands.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Louisiana
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