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Company: Berkshire Power Co.
Current Parent CompanyTenaska
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Penalty: $3,500,000
Year: 2016
Date: March 30, 2016
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: Clean Air Act and related
Violation Description: Berkshire Power Co., the owner of Berkshire Power Plant, and Power Plant Management Services, the Plant manager, agreed to plead guilty to state and federal felony charges that they violated and conspired to violate the federal Clean Air Act and agreed to pay a total of $4.25 million in fines and community service payments. The resolution as also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at (click here)
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Facility State: Massachusetts
Facility City: Agawam
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Nebraska
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: energy generation
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