Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Johnson Matthey Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Johnson Matthey
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
December 2, 2008
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Johnson Matthey Inc. was sentenced to a $3 million criminal fine for a felony violation of the Clean Water Act after admitting to violating the Clean Water Act at its Salt Lake City precious metals refining facility.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Utah
Facility City: 
Salt Lake City
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
metals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
metals
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Parent company note: 
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