Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Eli Lilly
Penalty: 
$68,475
Year: 
2012
Date: 
September 24, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., a veterinary health products company, has agreed to pay a $68,475 civil penalty to the United States to settle a series of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act violations based on its mishandling of mercury waste in St. Joseph, Mo.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Missouri
Facility City: 
St. Joseph
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Indiana
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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