Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Corn Plus
Penalty: 
$450,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
November 23, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A Winnebago company pleaded guilty to and was sentenced for making false statements in violation of the Clean Air Act. The ethanol producer, which was charged on September 30, 2011, entered its plea before United States District Court Judge John R. Tunheim. For its crime, Corn Plus was sentenced to a $450,000 fine and three years of probation. Among the conditions of probation are internal compliance monitoring systems and company-wide training requirements.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Minnesota
Facility City: 
Winnebago
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