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Company: Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC
Current Parent CompanyChesapeake Energy
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Penalty: $600,000
Year: 2012
Date: October 5, 2012
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: water pollution violation
Violation Description: Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC entered pleas of guilty in federal court to three violations of the Clean Water Act related to natural gas drilling activity in Northern West Virginia, according to United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld, II. The plea agreement calls for Chesapeake to pay a fine of $200,000 for each conviction, for a total fine of $600,000.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Facility State: West Virginia
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Oklahoma
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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