Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Duke Energy
Current Parent Company: 
Duke Energy
Penalty: 
$5,375,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
September 10, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

EPA and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announces a consent decree with Duke Energy Corporation involving coal-fired power plants in North Carolina for violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) in North Carolina. The settlement includes $4.4 million for mitigation projects to benefit local communities and a civil penalty of $975,000.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
North Carolina
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
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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