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Company: NiSource Inc. et al.
Current Parent CompanyNiSource
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Penalty: $56,000,000
Year: 2020
Date: July 2, 2020
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: NiSource Inc. and Bay State Gas Company dba Columbia Gas of Massachusetts agreed to set up a fund of $56 million for energy improvements and help for low-income customers in affected areas in settlement of allegations they violated consumer protection and pipeline safety regulations with a 2018 gas pipeline explosion in the Merrimack Valley.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Massachusetts
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Indiana
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: energy generation
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