Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tonawanda Coke Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Tonawanda Coke
Penalty: 
$24,700,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
March 19, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Tonawanda Coke Corporation was sentenced in federal court in Buffalo, N.Y., Wednesday to pay a $12.5 million penalty and $12.2 million in community service payments for criminal violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced. Tonawanda was convicted by a federal jury in March 2013 on 11 counts of violating the CAA and three counts of violating the RCRA.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous energy products and systems
Specific Industry of Parent: 
foundry coke
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Parent company note: 
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