Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Titanium Metals Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Penalty: 
$13,750,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
May 14, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET), one of the world's largest producers of titanium parts for jet engines, has agreed to pay a record $13.75 million civil penalty and perform an extensive investigation and cleanup of potential contamination stemming primarily from the unauthorized manufacture and disposal of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) at its manufacturing facility in Henderson, Nevada, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Nevada
Facility City: 
Henderson
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Nebraska
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.