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Company: Atmos Energy
Current Parent CompanyAtmos Energy
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Penalty: $285,000
Year: 2003
Date: May 20, 2003
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Violation Description: The Georgia Public Service Commission unanimously accepted an amended stipulation with Atmos Energy to resolve issues involving the December 17, 2002 explosion in Gainesville, Georgia, which later resulted in the death of a citizen and serious injury to a second person. In the amended stipulation Atmos Energy agreed to pay a penalty of $285,000 in two parts: $195,000 to fund a statewide natural gas public safety education program in English and Spanish and a credit of $90,000 to the pipe replacement program.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Georgia Public Service Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Georgia
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
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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