Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Alabama Power
Current Parent Company: 
Southern Company
Penalty: 
$1,600,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
June 25, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice lodged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama a proposed modification of a prior 2006 consent decree with Alabama Power Company that will secure further reductions of harmful air pollutants, primarily sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx), from three of the companys coal-fired power plants in Alabama.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Alabama
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
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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