Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Duke Energy Progress
Current Parent Company: 
Duke Energy
Penalty: 
$25,116,883
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 10, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources fined Duke Energy Progress $25.1 million for groundwater contamination from coal ash at the Sutton Plant near Wilmington.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
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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