Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Southern Company
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol SO)
Headquartered in: 
Georgia
Industry: 
utilities
Penalty total since 2010: 
$4,513,983
Number of records: 
14
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$2,635,0006
employment discrimination$1,636,0002
workplace safety or health violation$242,9836
Notes: 

The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

ALABAMA POWER; BARRY STEAM ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANT; GORGAS STEAM PLANT; GREENE COUNTY STEAM PLANT; SOUTHERN

Links: 

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

Read more about this company's state and Federal tax payments (or lack thereof) on its CTJ-ITEP Corporate Tax Dodgers page.

To see how this company's federal lobbying expenses and campaign contributions compare to its federal subsidies and contracts, check out the Sunlight Foundation's Fixed Fortunes report.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Alabama Power environmental violation 2015 EPA $1,600,000
Georgia Power Co. employment discrimination 2016 EEOC $1,586,500
GORGAS STEAM PLANT environmental violation 2015 EPA $235,000
ALABAMA POWER CO EC GASTON STEAM PLANT environmental violation 2015 EPA $200,000
GREENE COUNTY STEAM PLANT environmental violation 2015 EPA $200,000
ALABAMA POWER COMPANY - JH MILLER STEAM PL environmental violation 2015 EPA $200,000
BARRY STEAM ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANT environmental violation 2015 EPA $200,000
GEORGIA POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $112,000
GEORGIA POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $56,000
GEORGIA POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $49,884
Georgia Power Company employment discrimination 2012 EEOC $49,500
ALABAMA POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $10,750
ALABAMA POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $7,349
GEORGIA POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $7,000
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