Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Republic Services
Current Parent Company: 
Republic Services
Penalty: 
$1,490,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
June 19, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Republic Services agreed to reimburse the state up to $1.49 million in costs for oversight of the Bridgeton Landfill, monitoring an underground fire and making efforts to prevent it from reaching radioactive material in an adjacent landfill as well as installing systems to deal with the hazardous gases the fire produced. The state retained the right to seek recovery of more costs.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Missouri Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Missouri
Facility City: 
Bridgeton
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arizona
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
waste management
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Parent company note: 
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