Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Minnkota Power Cooperative and Square Butte Electric Cooperative
Current Parent Company: 
Minnkota Power Cooperative
Penalty: 
$100,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
April 24, 2006
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The two cooperatives agreed to spend more than $100 million on pollution control equipment to resolve a Clean Air Act case.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
North Dakota
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Dakota
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
cooperative
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
electric utility
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Parent company note: 
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