Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company
Current Parent Company: 
Sinclair Oil
Penalty: 
$378,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
October 11, 2012
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a Clean Air Act settlement in which the Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company (Sinclair) has agreed to pay a $378,000 penalty, update process equipment operating procedures, perform required training to workers, improve maintenance of equipment and perform integrity tests on pressure vessels and piping that will reduce the possibility of an accidental release of hazardous chemicals at their refinery in Sinclair, Wyoming.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Wyoming
Facility City: 
Sinclair
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Utah
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
Notes: 

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Parent company note: 
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