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Company: Atlantic Richfield Co.
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Penalty: $27,500,000
Year: 2008
Date: March 18, 2008
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Atlantic Richfield agreed to pay an estimated $27.5 million to settle lawsuits that had been filed against it and Babcok & Wilcox alleging that radioactive dust from nuclear fuel facilities near Pittsburgh harmed local residents.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Western District of Pennsylvania
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:94cv951
Case Name: Hall et al. v. Babcock & Wilcox Co. et al.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Pennsylvania
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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