Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
PSEG Fossil LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Public Service Enterprise
Penalty: 
$4,250,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
November 30, 2006
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice announced a Clean Air Act settlement with PSEG Fossil LLC related to the company's failure to comply with a 2002 consent decree requiring installation of pollution controls at its coal-fired power plants in Jersey City and Hamilton, N.J. This new settlement included a $4.25 million payment to the federal government as well as additional air pollution reductions and tighter controls.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Jersey
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
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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