Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AVX Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Kyocera
Penalty: 
$366,250,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
June 11, 2013
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

AVX Corp. agreed to pay $366.25 million to complete PCB cleanupof New Bedford harbor.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
New Bedford
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
electronic equipment
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Parent company note: 
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