Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
Current Parent Company: 
Saint-Gobain
Penalty: 
$20,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
April 10, 2019
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Saint-Gobain agreed to pay an estimated $20-25 million to extend municipal water lines to 245 homes in Bennington whose drinking water wells were contaminated with the dangerous chemical PFOA.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Vermont Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Vermont
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
building materials
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Parent company note: 
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