Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Refrigeration Company
Penalty: 
$40,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
January 19, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

American Refrigeration Company, Inc., pled guilty to one criminal count of causing the Suncook (N.H.) Wastewater Treatment Facility to violate its own environmental permit by discharging ammonia down a sewer drain, rendering the treatment plant inoperable and causing the treatment plant to discharge wastewater into the Merrimack River, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas. ARC was sentenced to 24 months probation and ordered to pay $40,000 in federal fines.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
New Hampshire
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