Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
IBP Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Tyson Foods
Penalty: 
$14,100,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
October 12, 2001
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

IBP Inc., then the world's largest meatpacker, agreed to pay the United States $4.1 million in penalties for violating environmental laws and spend an estimated $10 million to construct additional wastewater treatment systems and other environmental controls at its Dakota City, Nebraska plant .

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Nebraska
Facility City: 
Dakota City
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
poultry processing and meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
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