Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Illinois Power Co. and Dynergy Midwest Generation
Current Parent Company: 
Ameren
Penalty: 
$24,000,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
March 7, 2005
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Illinois Power Company and its successor Dynegy Midwest Generation agreed to pay $24 million -- consisting of a $9 million civil penalty and $15 million in spending on projects to mitigate harm caused by unlawful emissions -- to Illinois and the federal government in settlement of Clean Air Act violations at five Illinois power plants. The case was also reported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-illinois-p...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Missouri
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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