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Company: East Kentucky Power Cooperative
Current Parent CompanyEast Kentucky Power Cooperative
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Penalty: $650,750,000
Year: 2007
Date: July 2, 2007
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: Clean Air Act and related
Mega-ScandalPower Plant Emissions
Violation Description: East Kentucky Power Cooperative, a coal-fired electric utility based in Winchester, Ky., agreed to spend approximately $650 million on pollution controls and pay a $750,000 penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its three plants.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Kentucky
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Kentucky
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: cooperative
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: power generation
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