Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hercules Incorporated
Current Parent Company: 
Ashland Global Holdings
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
July 3, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

EPA and Hercules Incorporated (Hercules) agreed to an order on consent under section 3008(h) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regarding the Hercules facility in Hattiesburg, Miss. to conduct cleanup work valued at $1 million to address on and off-site contamination.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Mississippi
Facility City: 
Hattiesburg
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Delaware
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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