Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Cemex
Penalty: 
$1,860,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
October 2, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc., a major cement producer, will spend an estimated $1.7 million on pollution controls that will reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides, pollutants that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including asthma. In addition, the company will pay a $160,000 penalty for Clean Air Act violations.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Puerto Rico
Facility City: 
Ponce
HQ Country of Parent: 
Mexico
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
building materials
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Parent company note: 
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