Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wheelabrator Saugus, Wheelabrator Andover and Wheelabrator Millbury
Current Parent Company: 
Macquarie
Penalty: 
$7,500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
May 2, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The operator of Wheelabrator Saugus, Wheelabrator Andover and Wheelabrator Millbury agreed to pay $7.5 million in settlement of allegations the facilities committed multiple violations of the Hazardous Waste Management Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act and the Wetlands Protection Act, by failing to properly treat and dispose of ash.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
Australia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
financial services
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Parent company note: 
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