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Company: GKN Sinter Metals, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyMelrose Industries
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Penalty: $9,000
Year: 2010
Date: April 29, 2010
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: asbestos violation
Violation Description: GKN Sinter Metals, Keeney Rigging and Trucking, and Joseph Freedman Co. agreed to pay a total of $27,000 in civil penalties in settlement of allegations they improperly removed and disposed of asbestos-containing ovens at GKN's smelting facility. The announcement did not indicate how much each would pay. Here we assume the amount was divided equally among them.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Massachusetts
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous manufacturing
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