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Company: Western Massachusetts Electric Company
Current Parent CompanyEverSource Energy
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Penalty: $2,000,000
Year: 2012
Date: December 11, 2012
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility service violation
Violation Description: The DPU ordered three utilities to pay a total of $24.8 million in penalties after finding deficiencies in their responses to Tropical Storm Irene and the October 2011 snowstorm.
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
Source of Data: Department of Public Utilities Imposes $24.8 Million in Penalties for Utilities' 2011 Storm Responses, Targeted News Service, December 11, 2012 (via Nexis).
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