Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
McWane, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
McWane
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
February 8, 2006
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Cast-iron pipe manufacturer McWane, Inc. pleaded guilty to environmental crimes in connection with the operation of Pacific States Cast Iron Pipe Company. Specifically, McWane pleaded guilty to two counts of submitting a document to the State of Utah containing falsified emission test results. McWane was ordered to pay a $3 million fine and to serve a three-year period of probation.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Utah
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Alabama
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
plumbing supplies
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Parent company note: 
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