Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Hoosier Energy
Penalty: 
$5,950,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
July 23, 2010
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc., an Indiana electric generation and transmission cooperative, agreed to install state-of-the-art pollution control technology at its two coal-fired power plants in Indiana. The settlement required Hoosier to pay a civil penalty of $950,000 and spend $5 million on environmental mitigation projects.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Indiana
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Indiana
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
cooperative
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
power generation
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Parent company note: 
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