Violation Tracker Current Parent Company Summary
Current Parent Company Name: Allete
Ownership Structure: publicly traded (ticker symbol ALE)
Headquartered in: Minnesota
Major Industry: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry: utilities
Penalty total since 2000: $10,119,459
Number of records: 6
|Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)||Penalty Total||Number of Records
|Top 5 Primary Offense Types||Penalty Total||Number of Records
|utility service violation||$4,482,456||1|
|workplace safety or health violation||$37,003||3|
: 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 totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual 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. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.
: Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here
Individual Penalty Records:
Click on the company or penalty amount for more information on each case.
|Company||Primary Offense Type||Year||Agency||Penalty Amount .
|Minnesota Power||environmental violation||2014||EPA||$5,600,000
|Minnesota Power||utility service violation||2022||MN-PUC||$4,482,456
|MINNESOTA POWER||environmental violation||2014||EPA||(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $1,400,000
|BNI Coal, Ltd||workplace safety or health violation||2013||MSHA||$17,500
|ALLETE INC DBA MINNESOTA POWER||workplace safety or health violation||2012||OSHA||$14,000
|BNI Coal, Ltd||workplace safety or health violation||2014||MSHA||$5,503