Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
G&K Services Co., and its subsidiary Alltex Uniform Rental Service, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Cintas
Penalty: 
$285,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
July 13, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

An industrial laundry in Manchester, N.H. has agreed to settle claims by the US Environmental Protection Agency that it violated the Clean Air Act. It has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $65,000, to undertake a Supplemental Environmental Project with a value of at least $220,000 to replace old, polluting wood stoves in southern New Hampshire with new, cleaner models, and to install equipment at its facility to remove approximately 20 tons per year of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Hampshire
Facility City: 
Manchester
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
business services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
business services
Notes: 

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Parent company note: 
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