Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chevron Pipe Line Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Chevron
Penalty: 
$4,500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
October 7, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Chevron Pipe Line Company agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty, fund $3,000,000 in mitigation projects and pay $1,000,000 damages for lost use of city facilities, in settlement of allegations that two 2010 releases of petrochemicals from company pipelines contaminated Liberty Park Lake, the Jordan River, and the University of Utah grounds in Salt Lake City.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Utah Department of Environmental Quality
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Utah
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
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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