Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company
Current Parent Company: 
DuPont de Nemours
Penalty: 
$8,300,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
August 26, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

DuPont agreed to pay $8.3 million to settle a class action alleging that its operations in New Jersey caused perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) to enter the drinking water of nearby residents.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
District of New Jersey
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:06cv1810
Case Name: 
Rowe et al v. E.I. Dupont de Nemours and Company
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
New Jersey
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Delaware
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
specialty materials
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Parent company note: 
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