Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$1,500,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
July 2, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

BP agreed to pay an additional $1.5 billion to Mississippi to settle claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Mississippi Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Mississippi
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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