Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Berkshire Power Company, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Tenaska
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
March 23, 2017
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Berkshire Power Company and Power Plant Management Services, Inc. were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Springfield for tampering with air pollution emissions equipment, and PPMS was also sentenced for submitting false information to both environmental and energy regulators relating to the Berkshire Power Plant in Agawam, Mass.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
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: 
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