Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Cinergy Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Duke Energy
Penalty: 
$30,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
December 22, 2000
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Cinergy agreed to pay $30 million -- consisting of an $8.5 million fine and $21.5 million in spending on environmental projects -- to Connecticut, New Jersey and New York as well as the federal government to resolve Clean Air Act violations at its coal-fired power plants. This was part of a larger $1.4 billion settlement announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-cinergy-co...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.