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Company: Shell Chemicals Appalachia, LLC
Current Parent CompanyShell PLC
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Penalty: $9,935,023
Year: 2023
Date: May 24, 2023
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The Shapiro Administration and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection entered into a consent order and agreement (COA) with Shell Chemicals Appalachia, LLC (Shell), in which Shell formally acknowledged that the company exceeded total emission limitations for air contaminants, agreed to make repairs to reduce future exceedances, and agreed to pay nearly $10 million to DEP and the local community. The COA resolves air quality violations during commissioning of Shell's petrochemical facility in Potter and Center Townships, Beaver County.
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: 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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