Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
O-N Minerals (Chemstone) Company
Current Parent Company: 
Carmeuse
Penalty: 
$280,809
Year: 
2010
Date: 
January 20, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality announced consent agreements with O-N Minerals (Chemstone) Company, a lime production facility in Strasburg, Va. The agreements resolve alleged violations of the company modifying its rotary kiln - - increasing air pollution emissions - - without installing the necessary pollution control equipment or obtaining required permits. O-N Minerals will pay two penalties, one of $158,980 to Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and another of $121,829 to the United States Treasury.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Virginia
Facility City: 
Strasburg
HQ Country of Parent: 
Belgium
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
minerals
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Parent company note: 
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