Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
GenOn Power Generation, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
NRG Energy
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
May 15, 2013
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

GenOn Power Generation agreed to pay $1 million to Connecticut and New Jersey as part of the settlement of a lawsuit concerning emissions from a power plant in Pennsylvania.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
energy generation
Source of Data: 

Connecticut, New Jersey Settle Clean Air Lawsuit with Owners of Coal-burning Generating Plant, States News Service, May 15, 2013 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.