Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Solutia Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Eastman Chemical
Penalty: 
$485,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
December 20, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Two companies operating a chemical plant in Springfield, Mass. will pay a penalty of $970,000 and take other actions, under a settlement announced between Solutia Inc. and INEOS Melamines LLC, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice. (The consent decree did not specify how the cost would be divided between the two companies. Here it is divided evenly between them.)

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
Springfield
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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