Violations by CT firms of federal environmental, safety laws around U.S.

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We previously looked at which towns in Connecticut were affected the most by corporate health, environmental and safety violations, but this time we wanted to see which corporations from Connecticut were fined for violating laws across the country.

The highest total of Environmental Protection Agency fines for businesses based in Connecticut were levied in New York and Alabama, according to data compiled by Good Jobs First.

General Electric was fined $20.5 million in 2014 in connection with PCB contamination of the upper Hudson River shoreline.

In comparison, BP was fined $20 billion by the EPA for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Facilities in California generated the most penalties for Connecticut firms from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Otis Elevator Co., owned by United Technologies, received the largest OSHA penalty in 2015 for a facility in Riverside —$31,500.

Browse below for a general look at the corporations and sum of violations.

For a more specific details on individual violations, visit the database at Good Jobs First.

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