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Company: Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
Current Parent CompanyEverSource Energy
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Penalty: $56,000,000
Year: 2020
Date: October 7, 2020
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Violation Description: The Department of Public Utilities issued an Order approving a settlement agreement under which Columbia Gas of Massachusetts will pay $56 million for its role in the Merrimack Valley gas explosions, leave Massachusetts and transfer its assets to Eversource Energy.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Massachusetts
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: utilities
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