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Company: Consumers Energy Company
Current Parent CompanyCMS Energy
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Penalty: $145,000
Year: 2020
Date: January 23, 2020
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Secondary Offense: underground facilities protection violation
Violation Description: The company did not mark underground utility lines in a timely manner in more than 20,000 instances where MISS DIG 811 was notified of plans to excavate in April and May of 2019. Staff also found that the utility only partially responded to many other requests for utility marking.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Michigan Public Service Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 4184
Facility State: Michigan
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Michigan
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: Contained in data received from the agency on December 7, 2021 in response to an open records request.
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.