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Civil Cases and Settlements by Date
Currently available civil cases are listed below. Each case has a brief description and a link to detailed information about the case.
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2014 Civil Cases and Settlements by Date
|Respondent||Description||Type of Order||Date|
|Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Settlement||Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (Alpha), one of the nation’s largest coal companies, Alpha Appalachian Holdings (formerly Massey Energy), and 66 subsidiaries have agreed to spend an estimated $200 million on installing and operating wastewater treatment systems and implementing comprehensive, system-wide upgrades to reduce discharges of pollution from coal mines in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today.||Consent Decree||3/5/2014|
|CFMOTO Powersports, Inc., CFMOTO America, Inc., Zhejiang CFMOTO Power Co., Ltd., and Chunfeng Holding Group Co., Ltd. (Collectively “CFMOTO”) Clean Air Settlement||A Chinese powersports company and its related U.S. distributor have agreed to recall and replace fuel tanks that will better control gasoline vapors in approximately 1,000 vehicles and take other steps to control pollution stemming from the illegal import of over 12,000 recreational vehicles and highway motorcycles.||Consent Agreement and Final Order||3/4/2014|
|EPA Receives over $54 Million from W.R. Grace Bankruptcy||W.R. Grace & Co., under its bankruptcy plan of reorganization, paid over $63 million to the U.S. government to resolve claims for environmental cleanups at approximately 39 sites in 21 states, the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced. The payment includes approximately $54 million for the EPA.||Agreement||2/5/2014|
|Gasco Energy, Inc. Clean Water Act Settlement||The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that Gasco Energy, Inc., a Denver-based company, has agreed to permanently close a natural gas production well and fully restore approximately 2.3 acres of damaged wetlands in a floodplain adjacent to the Green River in Utah’s Uintah Basin.||Consent Decree||2/4/2014|
|Savoia, Inc., BMX Imports, L.P., BMX Trading, L.L.C., and Terry Zimmer Clean Air Act Settlement||A Dallas-based group of companies and their owner must either stop importing vehicles or follow a comprehensive compliance plan to settle Clean Air Act (CAA) violations stemming from the alleged illegal import of over 24,167 highway motorcycles and recreational vehicles into the United States without proper documentation, announced the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The four parties are also required to pay a $120,000 civil penalty.||Consent Decree||1/6/2014|