Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Current Parent Company: 
Chevron Phillips Chemical
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
September 30, 2004
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company agreed to pay a $1.8 civil penalty for Clean Air Act violations that led to two explosions and releases of chemicals into the air from a chemical manufacturing plant in Pasadena, Texas in 1999 and 2000. The company also agreed to spend $1.2 million on two supplementary environmental projects.

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: 
Pasadena
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
joint venture (owned 50-50 by Phillips 66 and Chevron)
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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