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Company: Tronox Worldwide LLC
Current Parent CompanyTronox
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Penalty: $17,000,000
Year: 2007
Date: October 3, 2007
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Tronox, a spinoff of Kerr-McGee, agreed to pay $17 million to local businesses and the school district in Hattiesburg, Mississippi to resolve allegations of creosote contamination.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of Mississippi
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:03cv288
Case Name: Moucha, et al v. Kerr-McGee Corp, et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Mississippi
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Source of Data(click here) [apparently drawn from: Creosote lawsuit settled for $17 [sic], Hattiesburg American, June 23, 2007 (via Nexis)].
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