Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$22,308,016,491
Number of Records: 
1,897
Note: 
The totals include only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The totals are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries 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. They 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 individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
American Electric Power$4,797,468,20458
Enron$2,085,725,32714
Duke Energy$1,973,226,09774
NRG Energy$1,645,848,29586
Dominion Energy$1,287,986,83596
FirstEnergy$1,209,669,49351
PG&E Corp.$1,117,233,81256
Alliant Energy$1,027,638,82413
WEC Energy Group$1,000,028,70627
Vistra Energy$849,690,31657


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Type Yearsort icon Agency Penalty Amount
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2014 WI-AG $50,000
CONSUMERS ENERGY KARN WEADOCK COMPLEX CMS Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $6,500
DTE ENERGY CO DTE Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $45,000
DTE MONROE POWER PLT DTE Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,600
PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY PG&E Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $6,000
LOUISVILLE GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY PPL Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $18,900
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY Portland General Electric workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,000
DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER Dominion Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,250
AQUA AMERICA, INC. Aqua America workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $19,200
BROADWIND TOWERS, INC. Broadwind Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $11,200
DUKE ENERGY OHIO, INC. Duke Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $10,000
AES INC. AES Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $6,300
PRAIRIE STATE GENERATING COMPANY, LLC Prairie State Generating workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $29,596
VIVINT SOLAR, INC. Vivint Solar workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,800
AMERIGAS PROPANE, INC. UGI Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $8,000
COVANTA ENERGY CORPORATION Covanta workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,600
OHIO EDISON COMPANY FirstEnergy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $7,000
WEST VIRGINIA AMERICAN WATER COMPANY American Water Works workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $22,400
BROADWIND ENERGY INC. Broadwind Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $9,800
COVANTA BRISTOL, INC. Covanta workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $43,760
ENABLE MIDSTREAM PARTNERS, LLP CenterPoint Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $9,720
DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA, INC. Duke Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $35,000
BLACK HILLS POWER INC. Black Hills workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $6,300
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY Portland General Electric workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $23,100
NRG CHALK POINT, LLC NRG Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $14,168
DOMINION COVE POINT LNG, LP Dominion Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $365,000
TOTAL ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONALS, INC. (TESI) South Louisiana Electric Cooperative environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $112,500
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CONSUMERS POWER CO CMS Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $2,750,000
MINNESOTA POWER Allete environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $1,400,000
DAIRYLAND POWER COOP Dairyland Power Cooperative environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $950,000
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION (FORMERLY PSI ENERGY - GIB Duke Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $199,000
TPI IOWA INC TPI Composites environmental violation 2014 EPA $26,758
AMERIGAS - TERRACE HEIGHTS UGI Corp. environmental violation 2014 EPA $12,960
Prairie State Generating Company LLC Prairie State Generating workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $20,900
Luminant Mining Company LLC Vistra Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $70,000
Prairie State Generating Company LLC Prairie State Generating workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,965
BNI Coal, Ltd Allete workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,503
Luminant Mining Company LLC Vistra Energy workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,000
Prairie State Generating Company LLC Prairie State Generating workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $6,000
Blue Mountain Energy Inc Deseret Generation & Transmission Cooperative workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,961
Deseret Generation & Transmission Co-operative Deseret Generation & Transmission Cooperative environmental violation 2013 EPA $295,000
Kentucky Utilities Company PPL Corp. environmental violation 2013 EPA $57,300,000
Brad Foote Gear Works Inc. Broadwind Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,500,000
Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. Dominion Energy nuclear safety violation 2013 NRC $70,000
AMERIGAS PROPANE LP UGI Corp. environmental violation 2013 PHMSA $70,100
AMERIGAS PROPANE LP UGI Corp. environmental violation 2013 PHMSA $24,950
ENABLE GAS TRANSMISSION LLC CenterPoint Energy environmental violation 2013 PHMSA $131,600
ENABLE GAS TRANSMISSION LLC CenterPoint Energy environmental violation 2013 PHMSA $118,200
Amerigas Propane LP UGI Corp. motor vehicle safety violation 2013 FMCSA $20,520
Heritage Operating LP UGI Corp. motor vehicle safety violation 2013 FMCSA $6,090
Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Alliant Energy railroad safety violation 2013 FRA $6,500
DOMINION TRANSMISSION, INC. Dominion Energy railroad safety violation 2013 FRA $5,000
Duke Energy Renewables Inc. Duke Energy environmental violation 2013 FWS $1,000,000
Wisconsin Power and Light Company Alliant Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,010,950,000
Dominion Energy Dominion Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $13,200,000
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2013 EPA $307,200,000
Progress Energy Florida, Inc., Duke Energy energy market violation 2013 FERC $80,000
Westar Energy, Inc. Evergy Inc. energy market violation 2013 FERC $1,573,836
Entergy Services, Inc. Entergy energy market violation 2013 FERC $975,000
DTE Gas Company DTE Energy energy market violation 2013 FERC $15,000
Washington 10 Storage Corporation DTE Energy energy market violation 2013 FERC $3,233,227
Luminant Mining Company Vistra Energy employment discrimination 2013 EEOC $150,000
FirstEnergy Corp. FirstEnergy wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $79,164
TPI Iowa, LLC TPI Composites Family and Medical Leave Act 2013 WHD $5,468
Advanced Waste Services of Pennsylvania, LLC Covanta wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $10,057
Advanced Waste Services, Inc Covanta wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $11,111
Questar Energy Services, Inc Dominion Energy wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $10,833
Covanta Energy Corporation Covanta wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $322,544
ENTERGY AR - LYNCH Entergy environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,500
GenOn Energy, Inc. NRG Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $144,000
QUESTAR - SKULL CREEK DEW POINT PLANT Dominion Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $23,800
PUBLIC SERVICE- YOSEMITE AIR BLEND PLANT Xcel Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,050
GREEN PLAINS MOUNT VERNON, LLC Green Plains Inc. environmental violation 2013 EPA $11,250
EAST KY POWER - J K SMITH STATION 210490002700154 East Kentucky Power Cooperative environmental violation 2013 EPA $75,000
EAST KY POWER - J K SMITH STATION 210490002700177 East Kentucky Power Cooperative environmental violation 2013 EPA $40,000
EAST KY POWER - J K SMITH STATION 210490002700214 East Kentucky Power Cooperative environmental violation 2013 EPA $75,000
LOUISVILLE GAS AND ELECTRIC, CANE RUN 211110012600048 PPL Corp. environmental violation 2013 EPA $10,500
LOUISVILLE GAS AND ELECTRIC, CANE RUN 211110012600058 PPL Corp. environmental violation 2013 EPA $113,250
ENTERGY ARKANSAS INC/ENTERGY LA LLC - OUACHITA POWER GENERATING PLANT Entergy environmental violation 2013 EPA $7,500
GenOn MD Ash Management NRG Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,900,000
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS LLC - ALLEN STEAM 370710003990015 Duke Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $5,303
PSE&G MERCER GENERATING STATION 340210002100146 Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2013 EPA $5,000
NEW JERSEY NATURAL GAS 340252005300010 New Jersey Resources environmental violation 2013 EPA $14,000
CALPINE-DEEPWATER ENERGY CTR (CONNECTIV) Exelon environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,000
COVANTA UNION Covanta environmental violation 2013 EPA $5,900
ALLEGHENY ENERGY SUPPLY CO/HATFIELDS FERRY POWER STA FirstEnergy environmental violation 2013 EPA $14,680
EXELON GENERATION CO/EDDYSTONE Exelon environmental violation 2013 EPA $14,180
ALLEGHENY ENERGY SUPPLY CO/HATFIELDS FERRY POWER STA FirstEnergy environmental violation 2013 EPA $14,680
SHENANGO INC/SHENANGO COKE PLT 420030002201086 DTE Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $16,250
SHENANGO INC/SHENANGO COKE PLT 420030002201098 DTE Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $16,250
SHENANGO INC/SHENANGO COKE PLT 420030002201101 DTE Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $25,475
SHENANGO INC/SHENANGO COKE PLT 420030002201104 DTE Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $24,725
WASKOM GAS PROCESSING PLANT CenterPoint Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $17,325
WASKOM GAS PROCESSING PLANT CenterPoint Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $17,325
DOMINION - PITTSYLVANIA POWER STATION Dominion Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,645
PUGET SOUND ENERGY - ENCOGEN Puget Sound Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $5,000
WISCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION- WE WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2013 EPA $80,000
American Electric Power American Electric Power environmental violation 2013 MULTI-AG $8,500,000
AmeriGas Propane, LP UGI Corp. consumer protection violation 2013 VT-AG $544,986
Bay State Gas Company dba Columbia Gas of Massachusetts NiSource consumer protection violation 2013 MA-AG $8,900,000
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