Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co.
Current Parent Company: 
DuPont de Nemours
Penalty: 
$42,284,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
July 28, 2017
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

DuPont agreed to pay costs of $211,734 to the United States and $2,348 to the Commonwealth of Virginia, and pay $42,069,916 for natural resource restoration projects in settlement of allegations it violated the Clean Water Act and the Virginia State Water Control Law at its Waynesboro facility by allowing mercury emissions to contaminate sediment, soil and wildlife downriver.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Virginia
Facility City: 
Waynesboro
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Delaware
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
specialty materials
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Parent company note: 
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