Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Milk River Coop
Current Parent Company: 
CHS Inc.
Penalty: 
$550,400
Year: 
2013
Date: 
January 22, 2013
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, on January 22, 2013, before U.S. District Judge Sam E. Haddon, Cenex Harvest States, Inc., (CHS Inc.) was fined $500,000 for failure to report a release of a hazardous substance. In addition, CHS will make a $50,000 payment to the Phillips County Rural Fire Department as community service and pay a $400 special assessment.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Montana
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
cooperative
Major Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
Specific Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
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Parent company note: 
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