Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Gulf Chemical and Metallurgical Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Eramet Group
Penalty: 
$2,750,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
May 28, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corp. entered into a plea agreement to pay $2.75 million and plead guilty to felony violations of the Texas Water Code by discharging waste catalysts with wastewater.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Travis County (TX) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
Facility State: 
Texas
Facility County: 
Travis
Facility City: 
Freeport
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
mining
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Parent company note: 
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