Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
LOUISVILLE GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
Current Parent Company: 
PPL Corp.
Penalty: 
$125,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
February 5, 2013
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
utility safety violation
Violation Description: 

Louisville Gas & Electric Co. agreed to a $125,000 penalty to the Kentucky Public Service Commission in settlement of alleged safety violations that were uncovered during the PSC's investigation of a Dec. 6, 2011 natural gas explosion that destroyed a house in southern Jefferson County.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Kentucky Public Service Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
2012-00239.
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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