Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ardagh Glass Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Ardagh Packaging Group
Penalty: 
$225,140
Year: 
2015
Date: 
August 19, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Wastewater discharged by a glass manufacturing company in Milford, Mass. into wetlands adjacent to the Charles River will be cleaner as a result of a recent settlement between the manufacturer and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Ardagh Glass Inc. agreed to pay a $103,440 penalty and to fund three environmental projects costing a total of about $121,700 to settle claims it was discharging wastewater in violation of its permits.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
Milford
HQ Country of Parent: 
Luxembourg
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
paper and packaging
Specific Industry of Parent: 
packaging
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Parent company note: 
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