Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Saint-Gobain Containers, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Saint-Gobain
Penalty: 
$86,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
April 30, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

As part of ongoing federal and state efforts to restore Puget Sound, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing enforcement actions against three Seattle-area companies for discharging industrial stormwater to Puget Sound waterways in violation of the Clean Water Act. In addition to the companies committing to manage stormwater more diligently at their facilities in the future, they agreed to pay a combined total of $163,500 in penalties.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Washington
Facility City: 
Seattle
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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