Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Occidental Chemical Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Occidental Petroleum
Penalty: 
$190,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
December 17, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A New Jersey Superior Court judge approved a $190 million settlement with Occidental Chemical Corporation that resolved the company's liability for contamination of the Passaic River.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New Jersey Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Jersey
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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