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Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.
Current Parent CompanyNorfolk Southern
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Penalty: $7,350,000
Year: 2007
Date: November 15, 2007
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: water pollution violation
Violation Description: To resolve allegations relating to a June 2006 lye spill, Norfolk Southern agreed to pay $7.25 million, most of which was to go toward the restoration of waterways and wetlands in McKean and Cameron counties that were damaged in the spill.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Pennsylvania
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Virginia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: railroads
Specific Industry of Current Parent: railroads
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