Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
East Kentucky Power Cooperative
Current Parent Company: 
East Kentucky Power Cooperative
Penalty: 
$650,750,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
July 2, 2007
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kentucky
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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