Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lucite International, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Mitsubishi Group
Penalty: 
$19,100,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
October 17, 2005
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency reached a Clean Air Act settlement with Lucite International, Inc. requiring the chemical manufacturer to install pollution controls costing an estimated $16 million on three emission sources at its Memphis, Tennessee plant in addition to paying a civil penalty of $1.8 million and performing a supplemental environmental project worth $1.3 million.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Tennessee
Facility City: 
Memphis
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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