Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Shell Oil Company
Current Parent Company: 
Shell PLC
Penalty: 
$5,800,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
June 16, 2009
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Shell agreed to pay $5.8 million and change its practices to resolve a lawsuit relating to air pollution from its refinery and chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Southern District of Texas
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
4:08cv70
Case Name: 
Environment Texas Citizen Lobby, Inc. et al v. Shell Oil Company et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Texas
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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