Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP Products North America, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$210,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
September 27, 2012
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

BP Products North America, Inc. will pay a $210,000 penalty and implement an enhanced oil spill response program at its oil terminals nationwide, as well as a comprehensive compliance audit to resolve alleged violations of oil spill response regulations at its Curtis Bay Terminal in Maryland, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice announced. The enhanced oil spill response program will help ensure that BP Product's oil terminals are better prepared to respond to oil spills that could impact human health and the environment.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Maryland
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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