Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
American Electric Power
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol AEP)
Headquartered in: 
Ohio
Major Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry: 
utilities
Penalty total since 2000: 
$4,792,877,827
Number of records: 
53
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$4,683,930,94720
data submission deficiencies$60,000,0002
energy market violation$42,000,0002
labor relations violation$6,093,6415
wage and hour violation$492,3232
workplace safety or health violation$300,91621
nuclear safety violation$60,0001
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: 

AEP OHIO POWER; AEP WELSH POWER PLANT; AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER; AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER / SOUTHERN REGIONAL SVC ORGAN; AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER AND AEP ENERGY SVC; AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER D / B / A PUBLIC SVC OF OKLAHOMA; AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER MUSKINGUM; AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER NATIONAL CASE; AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER SYS; AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER-CLINCH RIVER PLANT; APPALACHIAN POWER; APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY 540790000600061; APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY 540790000600107; APPALACHIAN POWER PHILLIP S [...]

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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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American Electric Power environmental violation 2007 EPA $4,675,000,000
American Electric Power Company, Inc. and AEP Energy Services, Inc. data submission deficiencies 2005 CFTC $30,000,000
American Electric Power data submission deficiencies 2005 DOJ_CRIMINAL $30,000,000
American Electric Power Co. energy market violation 2005 FERC $21,000,000
American Electric Power Company Inc. energy market violation 2005 FERC $21,000,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,025,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO (NATIONAL CASE) environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $6,225,000
Public Service Company of Oklahoma labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $6,029,281
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $750,000
American Electric Power Service Corporation wage and hour violation 2015 WHD $396,096
MANSFIELD MINE environmental violation 2000 EPA $168,512
AEP WELSH POWER PLANT environmental violation 2008 EPA $98,176
AEP WELSH POWER PLANT environmental violation 2008 EPA $98,176
American Electric Power Service Corporation wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $96,227
Indiana Michigan Power Company, d.b.a. American Po environmental violation 2005 EPA $80,769
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER-CLINCH RIVER PLANT environmental violation 2009 EPA $77,670
KENTUCKY POWER CO-BIG SANDY PLANT 211270000300058 environmental violation 2010 EPA $75,000
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY 540790000600107 environmental violation 2011 EPA $75,000
Dolet Hills Lignite Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $70,000
Indiana Michigan Power Company nuclear safety violation 2005 NRC $60,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY, INC., MUSKINGUM workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $55,650
APPLACHIAN POWER COMPANY environmental violation 2011 EPA $48,624
SOUTHWESTERN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY environmental violation 2000 EPA $41,500
APPALACHIAN POWER CO environmental violation 2012 EPA $36,270
Southwestern Elctric Power Company environmental violation 2009 EPA $29,250
Dolet Hills Lignite Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $28,500
INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER COMPANY/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $25,000
INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER COMPANY DBA AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER - ROCKPORT PLANT environmental violation 2004 EPA $20,000
INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER COMPANY DBA AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER - ROCKPORT PLANT environmental violation 2004 EPA $20,000
American Electric Power d/b/a Public Service Co. of Oklahoma labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $19,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER-CLINCH RIVER PLANT environmental violation 2017 EPA $17,500
Ohio Power Company labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $13,953
SOUTHWESTERN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $12,934
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $12,600
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY 540790000600061 environmental violation 2005 EPA $12,500
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $10,000
Dolet Hills Lignite Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $10,000
Dolet Hills Lignite Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $10,000
Dolet Hills Lignite Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $10,000
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY - PHILLIP SPORN PLANT workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $9,000
INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $9,000
AEP OHIO POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $8,820
APPALACHIAN PRECISION HARDWOOD workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $7,800
OHIO POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $7,000
INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER COMPANY DBA AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER - ROCKPORT PLANT environmental violation 2016 EPA $7,000
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $6,700
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER/SOUTHERN REGIONAL SERVICES ORGAN. labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $6,407
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEM workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $6,000
Dolet Hills Lignite Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2004 MSHA $5,800
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $5,612
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $5,500
PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF OKLAHOMA workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $5,000
KENTUCKY POWER COMPANY - MITCHELL PLANT workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,000
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