Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Berkshire Gas Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Iberdrola
Penalty: 
$1,300,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
November 5, 2008
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Berkshire Gas Co. agreed to provide customers $1.3 million in credits in setttlement of allegations the company did not take steps to protect customer interests in handling the loss of a natural gas supply contract in 2004.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
Spain
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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