Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hancock County Land LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Hancock County Land LLC
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
May 15, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Mississippi-based Hancock County Land LLC (HCL) pleaded guilty today to the unpermitted filling of wetlands near Bay St. Louis, Miss., and agreed to pay a $1 million fine and take remedial measures for two felony violations of the Clean Water Act, announced Assistant Attorney General Ignacia S. Moreno of the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi Gregory K. Davis. HCL admitted causing the unauthorized excavation and filling of wetlands on a 1,710 acre parcel of undeveloped property in Hancock County, west of the intersection of Route 603 and Interstate 10.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Mississippi
Facility City: 
Bay St. Louis
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Mississippi
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
real estate
Specific Industry of Parent: 
real estate
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Parent company note: 
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