Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Holcim (US) Inc. dba LaFarge Alpena Plant
Current Parent Company: 
Holcim Group
Penalty: 
$170,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
February 10, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Holcim agreed to pay $170,000 in penalties and costs in settlement of allegations it failed to have dust collectors operating correctly, exceeded air emissions permit limits from one kiln, and failed to correctly monitor emissions.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Michigan
Facility County: 
Alpena
Facility City: 
Alpena
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
building materials
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Parent company note: 
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