Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sterling Suffolk Racecourse LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC
Penalty: 
$4,992,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
August 22, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Sterling Suffolk Racecourse LLC agreed to pay a civil penalty of $1.25 million to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Suffolk Downs racetrack facility in Revere and East Boston, Mass., the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced. The company also also agreed to spend more than $3 million to prevent polluted water from entering nearby waterways and will perform three environmental projects worth approximately $742,000 that will provide water quality monitoring and protection efforts for more than 123 square miles of watershed.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
entertainment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
racetrack
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Parent company note: 
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