Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lafarge North America Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
LafargeHolcim
Penalty: 
$150,491
Year: 
2010
Date: 
June 16, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Lafarge North America Inc. agreed to pay $150,491 in penalties,damages and costs in settlement of alleged violations of the Clean Water Law, when operations to stabilize its abandoned limestone mine suffered a failure that sent 1,300 tons of slurry over the ground and into a creek.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Missouri Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Missouri
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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