Reynolds Group Holdings is an American packaging company with its roots in the Reynolds Metals Company, was the second largest aluminum company in the United States, and the third largest in the world. The company became well-known for the consumer product Reynolds Wrap as well as being a leader in developing and promoting new uses for aluminum; its RV Aluminaut submarine was operated by Reynolds Marine Services. Headquartered for most of its existence in Richmond, Virginia, it was acquired by Alcoa in June 2000. Alcoa's consumer unit was acquired by Graeme Hart, a New Zealand businessman in 2008 and named Reynolds Packaging Group. Hart's other packaging holding were merged into Reynolds to create the present Reynolds Group Holdings.
Campaign Finance$478,785 Given
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Lobbying on Behalf of Reynolds Metals
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Reynolds Metals $1,392,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Clean Air & Water,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1376 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act H.R.1377 Smuggled Tobacco Prevention Act of 2005 H.R.1825 Small Tobacco Farmer Tax Relief Act of 2005 H.R.1850 Cigarette Fire Safety Act of 2005 H.R.2813 S.389 Cigarette Fire Safety Act of 2005 S.666 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act H.R.976 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 H.R.1108 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
RegulationsMentioned in 255 dockets; Submitted to 8 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Reynolds Metals" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 2 OSHA ERGONOMICS PROGRAM 2006
- Toggle 1 OSHA RECORDING AND REPORTING OCCUPATIONAL ILLNESSES AND INJURIES 2006
- Toggle 1 OSHA INDOOR AIR QUALITY - Part 4 of 6 2006
- Toggle 1 OSHA NOISE 2006
- Toggle 1 PHMSA ChemCentral - Exemption - Authorize Rail Cars to Remain Connected 2000
- Toggle 1 OSHA FIRE BRIGADES 2006
- Toggle 1 OSHA RESPIRATORY PROTECTION 2006
- Toggle 1 OSHA INDOOR AIR QUALITY - Part 6 of 6 2006
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 39 EPA National Emission Standards for Secondary Aluminum Production 2003
- Toggle 33 EPA Land Disposal Restrictions; Treatment Standards for Spent Potliners from Primary Aluminum Reduction (K088); Final Rule 1998
- Toggle 18 EPA National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Primary Aluminum Reduction Plants; Proposed Rule 2002
- Toggle 17 EPA NESHAP for Primary Aluminum Production Amendments Based on the Risk and Technology Review 2011
- Toggle 16 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Final Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Hazardous Waste Combustors (Phase I Final Replacement Standards and Phase II) 2004
- Toggle 14 EPA Preliminary 2006 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 2004
- Toggle 14 EPA Criteria and Standards for Cooling Water Intake Structures 2008
- Toggle 14 EPA Effluent Guidelines Program Plan for 2004/2005. 2003
- Toggle 13 EPA Rulemaking for the Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Limitations Guidelines 2009
- Toggle 10 EPA Land Disposal Restrictions Phase IV: Final Rule Promulgating Treatment Standards for Metal Wastes and Mineral Processing Wastes; Mineral Processing Secondary Materials and Bevill Exclusion Issues; Treatment Standards for Hazardous Soils 1998
EPA Violations6 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Reynolds Metals Superfund Site||Reynolds Metals Superfund Site||2003||Troutdale, Or||$7,000,000|
|Reynolds Metals Company||Reynolds Metals Company||2011||Massena, Ny||$1,527,664|
|Reynolds Metals Company Study Area||Reynolds Metals Company||2003||Massena, Ny||$1,523,965|
|Reynolds Metals||Reynolds Metals, Alcoa Inc.||2005||Longview, Wa||$1,135,000|
|Abb, Inc. Et Al (Spectron Deminimis Settlement)||Reynolds Metals Company (+547 others)||2003||Elkton, Md||$2,803,841|
|Reynolds Metals & Alcoa Inc.||Reynolds Metals Company (+1 others)||2008||Troutdale, Or||$2,801,370|
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Reynolds Metals" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee