Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
EP Energy Massachusetts, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
EP Energy
Penalty: 
$3,250,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
December 17, 2012
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

EP Energy Massachusetts, along with its contractors and engineers, agreed to pay a total of $3.25 million in settlement of allegations they overfilled an ash landfill and three wastewater treatment basins in Agawam and West Springfield, failing to pay taxes and falsely certifying that the work was done properly.

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
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
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Parent company note: 
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