Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
LOUISVILLE GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
Current Parent Company: 
PPL Corp.
Penalty: 
$395,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
March 16, 2018
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
utility safety violation
Violation Description: 

The Kentucky Public Service Commission fined Louisville Gas and Electric Co. $395,000 for a series of violations that led to the September 2014 rupture of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline in Goshen, Oldham County.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Kentucky Public Service Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
2017-00119
Facility State: 
Kentucky
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
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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