Violation Tracker Current Parent Company Summary
Current Parent Company Name: Black Hills Corp.
Ownership Structure: publicly traded (ticker symbol BKH)
Headquartered in: South Dakota
Major Industry: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry: utilities
Penalty total since 2000: $400,134
Number of records: 12
|Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)||Penalty Total||Number of Records
|Top 5 Primary Offense Types||Penalty Total||Number of Records
|energy market violation||$200,000||1|
|workplace safety or health violation||$178,834||9|
: 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
For an overview of assistance this company is receiving under the CARES Act, see its Covid Stimulus Watch summary page 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 .
|Black Hills Power, Inc.||energy market violation||2011||FERC||$200,000
|Black Hills Energy||workplace safety or health violation||2009||MSHA||$52,500
|BLACK HILLS CORPORATION||workplace safety or health violation||2013||OSHA||$42,000
|Black Hills Energy||workplace safety or health violation||2008||MSHA||$27,900
|Black Hills Energy||workplace safety or health violation||2011||MSHA||$15,500
|BLACK HILLS OPERATING COMPANY LLC||environmental violation||2006||PHMSA||$11,300
|Black Hills Corp.||environmental violation||2013||WY-ENV||$10,000
|BLACK HILLS ENERGY||workplace safety or health violation||2016||OSHA||$10,000
|Black Hills Energy||workplace safety or health violation||2009||MSHA||$9,634
|BLACK HILLS/COLORADO ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANY, LP||workplace safety or health violation||2016||OSHA||$9,000
|BLACK HILLS POWER INC.||workplace safety or health violation||2014||OSHA||$6,300
|BLACK HILLS ENERGY||workplace safety or health violation||2022||OSHA||$6,000