Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
GKN Sinter Metals, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Melrose Industries
Penalty: 
$9,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
April 29, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental 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 Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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