Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Shell Chemical
Current Parent Company: 
Royal Dutch Shell
Penalty: 
$6,500,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
March 15, 2007
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Shell Chemical agreed to pay a fine of $1 million and spend $5.5 million on environmental improvement projects.

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: 
Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
Source of Data: 

Shell Chemical to pay $1 million fine in settlement with DEQ, The Advocate, March 15, 2007 (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.