Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco)
Current Parent Company: 
Exelon
Penalty: 
$1,600,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
January 13, 2017
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with the Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco) for alleged violations of Pepco's Clean Water Act permit at its service center located in Anacostia.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency 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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.