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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: CEMEX, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyCemex
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Penalty: $9,179,711
Year: 2006
Date: August 23, 2006
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: air pollution violation
Violation Description: CEMEX Inc., St. Barbara Cement Inc. and St. Marys Cement Inc. agreed to pay a $1,359,422 civil penalty, split between Michigan and the United States, in settlement of allegations their cement facility (formerly owned by CEMEX, then by St. Barbara and St. Mary's) violated state and federal air pollution laws over a long period without monitoring or action. The settlement also included an agreement to install a filtering system with an approximately $17 million cost. The announcement did not indicate how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total cost was divided evenly between the old and new owners.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Michigan Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Michigan
Facility City: Charlevoix
HQ Country of Current Parent: Mexico
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: building materials
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