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Company: Lucite International, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyMidorikawa Chemical Industry Co.
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Penalty: $19,100,000
Year: 2005
Date: October 17, 2005
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: air pollution 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 Current Parent: Japan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: specialty materials
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