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Company: Temple Inland
Current Parent CompanyInternational Paper
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Penalty: $2,700,000
Year: 2012
Date: May 30, 2012
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: water pollution violation
Violation Description: Temple was charged with violating the CWA {33 U.S.C. 1319(c)(1)(A) - negligently causing the discharge of a pollutant and violating the Conservation Act 16 U.S.C. 668(c) - negligently taking of fish from the Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge. Temple Inland was sentenced to 24 months probation, ordered to pay a federal fine in the amount of $1.5 million and restitution totaling $1.2 million as follows: $900,000 to the Trust for Public Land, $200,000 to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and $100,000 to the Nature Conservancy.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Facility State: Louisiana
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: paper and packaging
Specific Industry of Current Parent: paper & packaging
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