Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wolverine Worldwide Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Wolverine World Wide Inc.
Penalty: 
$69,500,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
February 3, 2020
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Wolverine Worldwide Inc. agreed to pay $69.5 million to resolve a lawsuit brought over contamination of residential drinking water wells and the environment in North Kent County with PFAS compounds.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Michigan Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Michigan
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
apparel
Specific Industry of Parent: 
footwear
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.