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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Republic Services, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyRepublic Services
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Penalty: $6,886,500
Year: 2014
Date: August 25, 2014
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Republic Services agreed to pay more than $6 million to settle a class action brought by residents living near its Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill over air emissions relating to a subterranean fire. The company later reached an $87 million settlement with the Missouri Attorney General over the same site: (click here)
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Eastern District of Missouri
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 4:13cv801
Case Name: Buck et al v. Republic Services, Inc. et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Missouri
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arizona
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: waste management
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