Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AES Thames, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
AES Corp.
Penalty: 
$140,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
March 3, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The owner and operator of a coal-fired power plant in Montville, Conn., AES Thames, LLC, will pay a penalty of $140,000 to resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act and other environmental laws, arising from releases of chlorine from the plant to the Thames River in 2006.

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