Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Detroit Edison
Current Parent Company: 
DTE Energy
Penalty: 
$450,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
January 23, 2001
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Detroit Edison agreed to pay $450,000 in penalties and costs as part of the settlement of allegations that it illegally restarted its coal-burning Conners Creek power plant located in downtown Detroit. Detroit Edison also agreed to convert the plant from coal to cleaner burning natural gas fuel.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Michigan Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Michigan
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
Source of Data: 

Michigan Announces Settlement With Detroit Edison Regarding Conners Creek Power Plant, PR Newswire, January 23, 2001 (via Nexis).

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