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Company: Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco)
Current Parent CompanyExelon
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Penalty: $850,000
Year: 2014
Date: March 28, 2014
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco) agreed to pay $250,000 and spend up to $600,000 installing a trash trap in settlement of allegations of violations of the District's Water Pollution Control Act involving Potomac River pollution, when a pipe break resulted in a leakage of 17,000 gallons of mineral oil, of which 4,500 gallons entered the Potomac, killing several birds and fish.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: District of Columbia Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: District of Columbia
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Illinois
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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