Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DuPont
Current Parent Company: 
Chemours
Penalty: 
$2,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
April 20, 2009
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

DuPont and Lucite International Inc. agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty to settle Clean Air Act violations at a sulfuric acid plant in Belle, W. Virginia.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
West Virginia
Facility City: 
Belle
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Delaware
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Notes: 

This facility is one of those transferred from DuPont to its Chemours spinoff in 2015.

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Parent company note: 
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