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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Detroit Edison
Current Parent CompanyDTE Energy
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Penalty: $450,000
Year: 2001
Date: January 23, 2001
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
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 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: Michigan Announces Settlement With Detroit Edison Regarding Conners Creek Power Plant, PR Newswire, January 23, 2001 (via Nexis).
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.