Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Agrifos Fertilizer LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Rentech
Penalty: 
$1,800,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
December 7, 2011
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Agrifos, a former phosphoric acid and phosphate fertilizer producer, has agreed to pay a $1.8 million dollar penalty and conduct an environmental project to resolve alleged violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Clean Air Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Texas
Facility City: 
Pasadena
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous energy products and systems
Specific Industry of Parent: 
biofuels; fertilizers
Notes: 

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Parent company note: 
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