Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Colorite Specialty Resins
Penalty: 
$2,300,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
August 19, 2008
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Colorite Specialty Resins agreed to perform corrective measures at its Burlington, N.J., manufacturing facility to reduce harmful emissions of vinyl chloride to resolve alleged violations of federal and state environmental laws. Colorite agreed to pay a $1.3 million civil penalty to be split between the United States and the State of New Jersey and to perform two federal environment projects valued at over $1 million.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Jersey
Facility City: 
Burlington
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Parent company note: 
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