Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Berkshire Power Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Tenaska
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
March 30, 2016
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
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 https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/ma-berkshir...

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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Nebraska
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
energy generation
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.