Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Southern California Edison
Current Parent Company: 
Edison International
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
June 24, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

EPA and the Department of Justice announced a consent decree with Arizona Public Service Company, Southern California Edison, El Paso Electric Company, Public Service Company of New Mexico, Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, and Tucson Electric Power Company. (The consent decree did not specificy how the $1.5 million civil penalty is to be divided among the defendants. Here we assume it is equally divided as $300,00 to each of the five corporate defendants. That amount is added to the costs --which are specified--of the projects the companies are required to fund.)

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Mexico
Facility City: 
Farmington
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.