Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Columbus Steel Castings Company
Current Parent Company: 
Protostar Partners
Penalty: 
$825,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
November 18, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Columbus Steel Castings Company, Inc., located on the south side of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced to pay $825,000 and install additional devices to prevent air pollution after pleading guilty on July 28, 2011 to six counts of violating the Clean Air Act. The violations include failing to operate air pollution controls, failing to report violations, failing to perform required monitoring, and failing to conduct stack testing to demonstrate compliance with the Clean Air Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Ohio
Facility City: 
Columbus
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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