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Company: General Electric Company
Current Parent CompanyGeneral Electric
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Penalty: $7,950,000
Year: 2014
Date: March 17, 2014
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: General Electric agreed to pay about $8 million to the New York towns of Stillwater and Waterford to resolve claims for assistance in paying for the use of alternative water supplies made necessary by GE's federally mandated dredging of the Hudson River to remove PCB contamination.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:09cv228
Case Name: Town of Halfmoon et al v. General Electric Company
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: New York
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: diversified
Specific Industry of Current Parent: diversified
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