Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$21,891,854,765
Number of Records: 
1,854
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$4,797,360,09456
Enron$2,085,725,32714
Duke Energy$1,973,192,89771
NRG Energy$1,645,842,29585
Dominion Energy$1,286,573,34194
FirstEnergy$1,209,669,49351
PG&E Corp.$1,033,111,71251
Alliant Energy$1,027,638,82413
WEC Energy Group$1,000,028,70627
Vistra Energy$849,690,31657


Individual Penalty Records:

Click on the company or penalty amount for more information on each case. Click on the parent name to reach the summary page for that parent company.
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Company Parent Primary Offense Typesort icon Year Agency Penalty Amount
DOMINION ENERGY TRANSMISSION, INC, WEST UNION Dominion Energy environmental violation 2003 EPA $10,000
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY, BAYARD/NORTH Dominion Energy environmental violation 2002 EPA $30,000
DOMINION ENERGY TRANSMISSION, INC., BRIDGEPORT STATION Dominion Energy environmental violation 2002 EPA $10,000
DOMINION TRANSMISSION, INC. 540410001200012 Dominion Energy environmental violation 2002 EPA $10,000
DOMINION ENERGY TRANSMISSION, INC, LIGHTBURN STATION Dominion Energy environmental violation 2006 EPA $37,500
ALLEGHENY ENERGY SUPPLY COMPANY, LLC, PLEASANTS P FirstEnergy environmental violation 2011 EPA $60,000
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY 540790000600061 American Electric Power environmental violation 2005 EPA $12,500
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY 540790000600107 American Electric Power environmental violation 2011 EPA $75,000
DOMINION ENERGY TRANSMISSION, INC., CRAIG STATION Dominion Energy environmental violation 2002 EPA $10,000
QUESTAR EXPLORATION - EXIT CHANNEL 26-2 Dominion Energy environmental violation 2003 EPA $116,673
QUESTAR EXP & PROD-STEWART PT WELL 4-32 Dominion Energy environmental violation 2004 EPA $9,500
Covanta Tulsa Renewable Energy LLC Covanta environmental violation 2018 EPA $200,000
AES Corporation AES Corp. environmental violation 2005 NY-AG $1,700,000
Ameren Ameren environmental violation 2007 MO-AG $179,750,000
Ameren/CIPS Ameren environmental violation 2001 IL-AG $50,000
AmerenUE Ameren environmental violation 2005 MO-AG $3,400,000
American Electric Power American Electric Power environmental violation 2007 MULTI-AG (*) $4,675,000,000
American Electric Power American Electric Power environmental violation 2013 MULTI-AG $8,500,000
American Electric Power American Electric Power environmental violation 2019 MULTI-AG $4,000,000
Berkshire Power Co. Tenaska environmental violation 2016 MA-AG $3,500,000
Boston Edison Co. EverSource Energy environmental violation 2006 MA-AG $8,600,000
Cinergy Corp. Duke Energy environmental violation 2000 NY-AG $8,500,000
Cinergy Corporation Duke Energy environmental violation 2000 MULTI-AG (*) $30,000,000
Covanta Projects of Wallingford, L.P, Covanta environmental violation 2011 CT-AG $400,000
Dairyland Power Cooperative Dairyland Power Cooperative environmental violation 2010 WI-AG $50,000
Detroit Edison DTE Energy environmental violation 2001 MI-AG (*) $450,000
Duke Energy Duke Energy environmental violation 2009 MULTI-AG (*) $1,000,000
Exelon Generation Corp. Exelon environmental violation 2010 IL-AG $1,176,000
GenOn Power Generation, LLC NRG Energy environmental violation 2013 MULTI-AG $1,000,000
Illinois Power Co. and Dynergy Midwest Generation Ameren environmental violation 2005 IL-AG (*) $24,000,000
Illinois-American Water Co. American Water Works environmental violation 2006 IL-AG $9,200
Mirant Corporation NRG Energy environmental violation 2007 NY-AG $1,000,000
NextEra Energy Resources NextEra Energy environmental violation 2010 CA-AG $2,500,000
Northern Illinois Gas Co. Southern Company environmental violation 2001 IL-AG $2,250,000
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. NiSource environmental violation 2011 IN-AG (*) $13,000,000
Northern States Power Company Xcel Energy environmental violation 2009 WI-AG $1,300,000
NRG Chalk Point LLC NRG Energy environmental violation 2016 MD-AG $1,000,000
Ohio Edison FirstEnergy environmental violation 2005 MULTI-AG (*) $18,900,000
Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco) Exelon environmental violation 2014 DC-AG $850,000
Rochester Gas and Electric Iberdrola environmental violation 2008 NY-AG $700,000
Southern California Gas Company Sempra Energy environmental violation 2018 CA-AG $119,500,000
Virginia Electric Power Co. Dominion Energy environmental violation 2003 MULTI-AG (*) $13,900,000
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2014 WI-AG $50,000
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2013 WI-AG $100,000
Wisconsin Power and Light Company Alliant Energy environmental violation 2008 WI-AG $285,000
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2013 WI-AG $80,000
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2008 WI-AG $475,000
Wisconsin Public Service Corp. WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2004 WI-AG $65,000
Southern California Gas Co. Sempra Energy environmental violation 2016 CA-LACDA $4,000,000
San Diego Gas & Electric Sempra Energy environmental violation 2012 CA-SDCA $27,000,000
Mirant NRG Energy environmental violation 2009 CA-SFCA $1,100,000
CONNECTICUT LIGHT & POWER CO EverSource Energy environmental violation 2000 EPA $72,930
NSTAR EverSource Energy environmental violation 2004 EPA $84,215
ALGONQUIN POWER SYSTEMS INC Algonquin Power & Utilities environmental violation 2006 EPA $100,000
AES THAMES, LLC AES Corp. environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $140,000
Yankee Atomic Electric Co EverSource Energy environmental violation 2006 EPA $48,750
DOMINION ENERGY INC Dominion Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,400,000
CT LIGHT & POWER EverSource Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA $18,060
CONNECTICUT LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY EverSource Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA $6,140
THE UNITED ILLUMINATING COMPANY Iberdrola environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $39,900
CONNECTICUT JET POWER LLC NRG Energy environmental violation 2011 EPA $7,800
EVERSOURCE ENERGY EverSource Energy environmental violation 2016 EPA $47,000
CONSOLIDATED EDISON / ARS CONSTRUCTION Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2000 EPA $5,775
CONSOLIDATED EDISON COMPANY OF NY Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2000 EPA $5,500
PSE&G FOSSIL LLC Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2007 EPA $13,400,000
PUBLIC SERVICE ELECTRIC AND GAS COMPANY Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2001 EPA $17,160
New Jersey Natural Gas Company New Jersey Resources environmental violation 2002 EPA $7,000
Reliant Energy NRG Energy environmental violation 2003 EPA $6,600
PSE&G Services Corporation Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2005 EPA $11,375
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2005 EPA $32,550
Consolidated Edison of New York, Inc. Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2006 EPA $11,375
Thomas & Betts Caribe, Inc. ABB Ltd. environmental violation 2008 EPA $17,710
Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2008 EPA $9,940
PSE&G Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2011 EPA $13,670
Consolidated Edison Company Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2011 EPA $16,875
AES Puerto Rico, L.P. AES Corp. environmental violation 2012 EPA $170,000
Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2012 EPA $14,460
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2012 EPA $33,750
Atlantic City Electric Company Exelon environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,520
New Jersey Natural Gas Company New Jersey Resources environmental violation 2015 EPA $6,035
Jersey Central Power & Light Company FirstEnergy environmental violation 2016 EPA $50,500
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2017 EPA $82,275
SHENANGO, INCORPORATED DTE Energy environmental violation 2000 EPA $2,100,000
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY Dominion Energy environmental violation 2001 EPA $600,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO (NATIONAL CASE) American Electric Power environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $6,225,000
OHIO EDISON CO, ET. AL. FirstEnergy environmental violation 2005 EPA (*) $8,005,000
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC & POWER COMPANY Dominion Energy environmental violation 2016 EPA $8,300,000
SHENANGO INCORPORATED DTE Energy environmental violation 2000 EPA $18,246
MIRANT CORPORATION NRG Energy environmental violation 2007 EPA $1,470,000
Exelon Generation Co., LLC Exelon environmental violation 2003 EPA $20,000
DOMINION TRANSMISSION Dominion Energy environmental violation 2004 EPA $10,950
EXELON GENERATION CO LLC Exelon environmental violation 2004 EPA $35,750
DOMINION TRANSMISSION, INC Dominion Energy environmental violation 2004 EPA $10,850
BALTIMORE GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY Exelon environmental violation 2005 EPA $14,450
SHENANGO INCORPORATED (CAA/CWA) DTE Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $1,750,000
DOMINION TRANSMISSION, INC. Dominion Energy environmental violation 2007 EPA $9,588
DOMINION TRANSMISSION INC. Dominion Energy environmental violation 2008 EPA $6,000
DEGS OF NARROWS, LLC Duke Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $310,000
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC & POWER COMPANY Dominion Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA $12,700
COVANTA ENERGY SERVICES, INC Covanta environmental violation 2010 EPA $6,448
EXELON GENERATION COMPANY, LLC Exelon environmental violation 2010 EPA $10,000
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