Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Current Parent Company: 
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Penalty: 
$2,402,793
Year: 
2013
Date: 
March 14, 2013
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Teva Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay $2.24 million civil penalty, plus payments for natural resource damage, pollution fees and costs, in settlement of allegations it violated pollution laws with its waste management practices and operations, and a 22 mile long fluorescent green discharge into the Salt River. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/mo-teva-pha...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Missouri Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Missouri
Facility City: 
Mexico
HQ Country of Parent: 
Israel
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Notes: 

Settlement was jointly lodged with the EPA, press release did not note if a portion of settlement payment went to the United States.

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.