Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ameren
Current Parent Company: 
Ameren
Penalty: 
$179,750,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
November 28, 2007
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Ameren agreed to pay $175.750 million in settlement of its alleged actions and negligence relating to the Taum Sauk reservoir collapse that damaged a state park and other natural resources.

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