Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Crystal Sugar Company
Current Parent Company: 
American Crystal Sugar
Penalty: 
$9,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
January 11, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Industrial Wastewater - A number of remote sugar beet piling sites were not properly cleaned or maintained after beet piles were moved, allowing untreated runoff to enter waters of the state. Violations occurred in 2013-2014, at the company's Alvarado, Warren, KT, Midway, Glyndon, Perley, and Felton piling sites.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Minnesota
Facility City: 
Moorhead
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
Specific Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
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Parent company note: 
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