Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Blackstone Block Architects
Penalty: 
$45,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
March 26, 2018
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

E&F Environmental Services (and its owner), New England Builders and Contractors, Blackstone Block Architects and TRC Environmental Corp., agreed to a pay up to $340,000 in settlement of allegations they violated the state's clean air law and regulations with unsafe asbestos procedures during the renovation of a public housing facility in Salem. It was also alleged that New England Builders and Contractors and Blackstone Block Architects violated the state's False Claims Act by submitting claims for payment to the Salem Housing Authority certifying that the work was compliant.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
Salem
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Parent company note: 
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