Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Dominion Cove Point
Current Parent Company: 
Dominion Energy
Penalty: 
$365,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 17, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Dominion Cove Point, LNG will pay a $365,000 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of federal environmental regulations involving unreported releases of ammonia into the air from its liquefied natural gas distribution facility at 2100 Cove Point Road, Lusby, Md. EPA cited Dominion for failing to report 27 separate releases of more than 100 pounds of ammonia from its natural gas turbines while generating the site's electricity.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Maryland
Facility City: 
Lusby
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
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