Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Consumers Energy
Current Parent Company: 
CMS Energy
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
August 12, 2013
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Consumers Energy agreed to pay $1 million to improve safety for utility workers and first responders and set up a fund to help victims of natural gas disasters, in settlement of possible allegations following a natural gas explosion that killed a customer.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Michigan Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Michigan
Facility City: 
Royal Oak
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
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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