Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO)
Current Parent Company: 
Exelon
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
December 12, 2002
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department announced a $3 million settlement with Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) and its pipeline operator, ST Services, to recover natural resource damages and assessment costs arising from an oil spill from a ruptured pipeline near PEPCO's Chalk Point Generating Station near Aquasco, Maryland.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
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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