Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Burlington Environmental
Current Parent Company: 
Clean Earth Inc.
Penalty: 
$275,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
November 29, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A Kent, Washington, hazardous waste management facility has agreed to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a $275,000 penalty for violating state and federal hazardous waste management laws. According to EPA, workers at Burlington Environmental caused two fires by mishandling hazardous waste and failing to comply with basic facility safety rules.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Washington
Facility City: 
Kent
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
waste management
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Parent company note: 
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