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Company: Southern California Edison Co. (SCE)
Current Parent CompanyEdison International
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Penalty: $656,000
Year: 2004
Date: April 22, 2004
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility service violation
Secondary Offense: reliability of service violation
Violation Description: The Commission examined Edison's electric line construction, operation, and maintenance practices during 1998 through 2000. This decision fined Edison a total of $656,000 primarily for 30 violations of the Commission's General Order (GO) 95 and GO 128 specifying the requirements for the construction, operation, and maintenance of overhead and underground utility systems. The decision fined Edison $20,000 for each of these violations. In each of these cases, the Commission concluded that Edison either knew or should have known of the violation and failed to cure it in a timely fashion. The decision also fines Edison $1,000 for each of 56 violations of GO 165 for Edison's failure to identify unsafe conditions.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 4/4/1965
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
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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