Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Duke Energy
Current Parent Company: 
Duke Energy
Penalty: 
$93,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
December 22, 2009
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Duke Energy agreed to spend approximately $85 million to significantly reduce harmful air pollution at an Indiana power plant and pay a $1.75 million civil penalty under a settlement to resolve violations of federal clean air laws. The settlement also required Duke to spend $6.25 million on environmental mitigation projects.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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: 
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