Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Action Manufacturing Company
Current Parent Company: 
Action Manufacturing
Penalty: 
$1,200,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
May 21, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Action Manufacturing Company, headquartered in Bristol, Bucks County, pled guilty to storing explosive hazardous waste illegally at its facility in Atglen, Chester County, PA, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The defendant has agreed to pay a fine of $1.2 million, and will face a five-year term of probation and a special assessment of $800. Its president has agreed to resign, and the company will comply with a schedule for disposing of the backlog of waste built up over many years.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Pennsylvania
Facility City: 
Atglen
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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