Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
MBK Partnership
Penalty: 
$11,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
January 23, 2006
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

MBK Partnership, an Oregon general partnership of local real estate developers, entered into a consent decree to resolve a long-running dispute involving homeowners in Klamath Falls, Oregon who alleged that the homes they purchased from MBK were contaminated with asbestos. MBK, its partners, and their insurers agreed to pay approximately $11 million in compensation and litigation costs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Oregon
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Parent company note: 
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