Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP Products North America Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Marathon Petroleum
Penalty: 
$179,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
February 19, 2009
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

BP Products North America Inc. agreed to spend more than $161 million on pollution controls, enhanced maintenance and monitoring, and improved internal management practices to resolve Clean Air Act violations at its Texas City, Texas, refinery. The company also agreed to pay a $12 million civil penalty and spend $6 million on a supplemental project to reduce air pollution in Texas City. The plant was later sold to Marathon Petroleum.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Texas
Facility City: 
Texas City
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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