Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kentucky Utilities
Current Parent Company: 
PPL Corp.
Penalty: 
$136,400,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
February 3, 2009
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Kentucky Utilities, a coal-fired electric utility, agreed to pay a $1.4 million civil penalty and spend approximately $135 million on pollution controls to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.

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: 
Pennsylvania
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.