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Company: Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc.
Current Parent CompanyBouchard Transportation
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Penalty: $11,450,000
Year: 2010
Date: November 4, 2010
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Bouchard Transportation agreed to pay $11.45 million to settle a class action linked to a 2003 oil spill by one of its vessels that damaged 90 miles of shoreline around Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Massachusetts
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:06-cv-10747
Case Name: Gintis et al. v. Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. et al.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Massachusetts
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: barge services
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