Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
General Electric
Current Parent Company: 
General Electric
Penalty: 
$24,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 30, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

EPA and General Electric Company entered into a settlement agreement under which the company will conduct a comprehensive study of the contamination in the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River. The estimated value of this investigation work is $20.5 million. GE will also reimburse EPA for $3.5 million in floodplain-related past costs for a total of $24 million.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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