Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Boston Edison Co.
Current Parent Company: 
EverSource Energy
Penalty: 
$8,600,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
March 8, 2006
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Boston Edison agreed to pay $8.6 million for the cleanup of hazardous materials at the new Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, settling allegations it disposed of electrical equipment contaminated with PCBs on the property when it was a junkyard.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
Boston
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
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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