Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Helena Chemical Company
Current Parent Company: 
Marubeni
Penalty: 
$225,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
May 4, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

On or about May 22, 2013, Helena Chemical Corporation (Helena") at a terminal located in Welch, Oklahoma, knowingly and willfully disposed of restricted use chemicals including, Atrazine and S-Metolachor, which are two of the main active ingredients in Medal II AT, a restricted use pesticide, in a manner inconsistent with the labeling for Medal II AT. Defendant was sentenced 36 months of probation, and to pay $150,000 Federal fine and $75,000 restitution.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Oklahoma
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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