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Company: Narragansett Electric Co.
Current Parent CompanyPPL Corp.
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Penalty: $5,000,000
Year: 2006
Date: May 25, 2006
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Narragansett Electric Co. agreed to pay $5 million to reimburse costs of cleaning up hazardous waste in settlement of allegations a predecessor of the company had dumped truckloads of waste from coal gasification containing ferric ferrocyanide at a site in Attleboro.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Massachusetts
Facility City: Attleboro
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Pennsylvania
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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