Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
CMS Energy
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol CMS)
Headquartered in: 
Michigan
Major Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry: 
utilities
Penalty total since 2000: 
$39,366,885
Number of records: 
9
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
benefit plan administrator violation$28,000,0001
environmental violation$10,319,0003
employment discrimination$1,023,3851
workplace safety or health violation$24,5004
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: 

CMS ENERGY; CMS Energy Corp.; CONSUMERS ENERGY; CONSUMERS ENERGY - WHITE PIGEON COMPRESSOR STATION

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


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CMS Energy Corp. benefit plan administrator violation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $28,000,000
Consumers Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $10,250,000
CONSUMERS POWER CO environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $2,750,000
Consumers Energy employment discrimination 2011 private lawsuit-federal $1,023,385
CONSUMERS ENERGY - WHITE PIGEON COMPRESSOR STATION environmental violation 2014 EPA $69,000
CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $7,000
CONSUMERS ENERGY KARN WEADOCK COMPLEX workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $6,500
CONSUMERS ENERGY KARN WEADOCK COMPLEX workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $6,000
CONSUMERS ENERGY workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $5,000
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