Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Waters Technologies Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Waters Corporation
Penalty: 
$6,500,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
July 10, 2003
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Waters Technologies Corp. agreed to pay $6.5 million in settlement of alleged violations of state air and water pollution laws at its chromatography equipment manufacturing plant. It was found that because of numerous plant modifications and process changes the company had not reported accurate emission data for more than 20 years.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
Taunton
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
scientific equipment
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Parent company note: 
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