Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Valero Refining-Texas, L.P.
Current Parent Company: 
Valero Energy
Penalty: 
$1,950,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
June 10, 2008
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Valero Refining-Texas, L.P. agreed to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act stemming from an oil spill into the Corpus Christi Ship Channel by paying a civil penalty of $1.65 million and performing a supplemental environmental project costing about $300,000.

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: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.