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Company: Atlantic Richfield Company
Current Parent CompanyBP
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Penalty: $13,500,000
Year: 2013
Date: October 21, 2013
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: water pollution violation
Violation Description: Atlantic Richfield and its parent BP agreed to pay a total of at least $13.5 million to resolve a class action alleging the company allowed a defunct mine in Nevada to leak harmful chemicals into water supplies of some residents of the city of Yerington. The total included about $6.1 million in payments to property owners, $900,000 for health monitoring and at least $6.5 million to pay for rerouting water supplies.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Nevada
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:11cv105
Case Name: Roeder et al v. Atlantic Richfield Company et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Nevada
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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