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Company: Arkema Inc.
Current Parent CompanyArkema
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Penalty: $920,000
Year: 2016
Date: June 2, 2016
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Solvay Specialty Polymers and Arkema Inc. agreed to pay a toal of $1.84 million to resolve a class action alleging that a plant in Gloucester County, New Jersey caused perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) to enter into the Paulsboro municipal water supply system. The settlement did not specify how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total was divided equally between them.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of New Jersey
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:14cv1870
Case Name: Thomas et al v. Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: New Jersey
HQ Country of Current Parent: France
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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