Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Constellation Energy Group
Current Parent Company: 
Constellation Energy Corporation
Penalty: 
$54,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
December 30, 2008
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Constellation Energy agreed to pay $54 million to settle litigation brought by a group of Anne Arundel County residents who alleged that their water supplies were contaminated by fly ash from the company's power plant.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Baltimore City (Maryland) Circuit Court
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
24C07009389
Case Name: 
Gayle K Queen vs Constellation Power Source Generation, Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Maryland
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Maryland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
electricity generation and distribution
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