Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Northern Utilities
Current Parent Company: 
Unitil Corporation
Penalty: 
$2,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
October 6, 2008
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
utility safety violation
Violation Description: 

The Maine Public Utilities Commission fined Northern Utilities $2 million for a series of safety problems including a pair of home explosions.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Hampshire
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Hampshire
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
electricity and natural gas distribution
Source of Data: 

Northern Utilities fined $2 million before sale, Associated Press, October 6, 2008 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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