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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Washington Gas Light Company
Current Parent CompanyAltaGas
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Penalty: $750,000
Year: 2020
Date: December 18, 2020
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Secondary Offense: gas pipeline safety violation
Violation Description: The probable cause of an explosion that resulted in fatalities and extensive damage at an apartment building was a failure of a mercury service regulator owned by Washington Gas Light Company.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Maryland Public Service Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 9622
Facility State: Maryland
HQ Country of Current Parent: Canada
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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