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Company: Hoeganaes Corporation
Current Parent CompanyMelrose Industries
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Penalty: $1,450,000
Year: 2006
Date: June 1, 2006
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Hoeganaes Corporation agreed to pay $1.45 million to settle a class action alleging that iron emissions from its powdered metals plant in New Jersey damaged boats in nearby marinas.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Burlington County (New Jersey) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: BUR-L-2080-03
Case Name: Glen Staub and Marilyn Staub v. Hoeganaes Corporation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: New Jersey
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Current Parent: private equity (including portfolio companies)
Source of Data: 2006 Mealey's Jury Verdicts & Settlements 518
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