Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Total Petrochemical USA Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Total S.A.
Penalty: 
$39,900,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
April 30, 2007
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Total Petrochemical USA Inc. agreed to pay a $2.9 million penalty and spend $37 million to upgrade pollution controls at its Port Arthur, Texas, refinery to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.

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: 
Port Arthur
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
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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