Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Republic Services of Southern Nevada
Current Parent Company: 
Republic Services
Penalty: 
$37,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
August 7, 2008
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Republic Services of Southern Nevada, operator of the Sunrise Mountain Landfill located in Clark County, Nev., agreed to spend an estimated $36 million to on a comprehensive remedy for the site and to pay a $1 million civil fine in order to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Nevada
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arizona
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
waste management
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Parent company note: 
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