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: 
$5,078,457
Number of records: 
16
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$2,635,0006
employment discrimination$1,636,0002
wage and hour violation$459,1041
workplace safety or health violation$242,9836
labor relations violation$105,3701
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. 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; SOUTHERN NUCLEAR OPERATING

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


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
Southern Company wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $459,104
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
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. labor relations violation 2011 NLRB $105,370
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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