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Company: Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad
Current Parent CompanyBrookfield Asset Management
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Penalty: $272,900
Year: 2010
Date: October 7, 2010
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Oregon and the U.S. Department of Justice have settled alleged violations of the Clean Water Act by Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad with a civil penalty of $272,900. The violations are associated with a train derailment that resulted in a 4,200 gallon diesel fuel spill to Cow Creek and its adjoining shoreline.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Oregon
HQ Country of Current Parent: Canada
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: diversified
Specific Industry of Current Parent: diversified
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