Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Holcim Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
LafargeHolcim
Penalty: 
$850,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
April 29, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The New York Attorney General Letitia reached an agreement to resolve a joint state and federal action against a Holcim Inc. cement plant based in Ravena, New York that leaked toxic pollutants into tributaries of the Hudson River for years. The settlement was also announced by the U.S. Attorney (see separate entry).

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
building materials
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.