Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Explorer Pipeline Company
Current Parent Company: 
Energy Transfer
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
October 1, 2004
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Explorer Pipeline Company, in which the company agreed to pay a civil penalty of $3 million for violation of the Clean Water Act as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Texas
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.