Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sunnyside Gold Corporation
Penalty: 
$5,500,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
May 25, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Sunnyside Gold Corp. agreed to pay the state of Utah $5.5 million to resolve claims relating to a 2015 mining accident that contaminated water supplies.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
District of New Mexico
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:18md2824
Case Name: 
In Re: Gold King Mine Release In San Juan County, Colorado, On August 5, 2015
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Utah
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Parent company note: 
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