Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Norfolk Southern Railway Company
Current Parent Company: 
Norfolk Southern
Penalty: 
$465,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
August 11, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Norfolk Southern Railway agreed to pay a $115,000 civil penalty and perform a Supplemental Environmental Project in lieu of a $350,000 civil penalty in settlement of allegations its coal dock violated water pollution control laws.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Ohio
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
railroads
Specific Industry of Parent: 
railroads
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Parent company note: 
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