Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Atlantic Richfield Co.
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$8,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
April 25, 2008
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Atlantic Richfield Co. and ASARCO LLC agreed to pay a total of $37 million in settlement of allegations they contaminated the Upper Blackfoot River with mine trailings.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Montana Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Montana
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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