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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Peoples Gas Light and Coke Co.
Current Parent CompanyWEC Energy Group
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Penalty: $1,150,000
Year: 2022
Date: June 29, 2022
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Secondary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Peoples Gas agreed to pay pay a total of $575,000 in civil penalties and additional payments of $150,000 to IEPA; $25,000 to IDPH; $225,000 to IDNR; and $175,000 to the Prairie Research Institute in settlement of allegations the company was liable for a natural gas leak that reached one of Central Illinois' largest fresh water sources and nearby residents' private wells.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Illinois
Facility County: Champaign
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Wisconsin
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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