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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: AmeriGas Propane, L.P.
Current Parent CompanyUGI Corp.
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Penalty: $800,000
Year: 2013
Date: December 5, 2013
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Blue Rhino (Ferrellgas) and AmeriGas agreed to pay $1 million and $0.8 million respectively in settlement of allegations by the District Attorneys of Alameda, Fresno, Monterey, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and Ventura counties that they reduced the amount of propane sold in their barbeque propane cylinders while keeping the tanks locked in cages before purchase, stopping customers from noticing that the content had been reduced.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: California
Facility County: multi-county
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: utilities
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