Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nevada Power Company
Current Parent Company: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Penalty: 
$90,110,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
April 3, 2007
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Nevada Power Company agreed to a joint settlement today with the federal government and the state of Nevada that will require the utility to spend nearly $85 million on cleaner technology, pay a $1.11 million fine, and spend $4 million on energy conservation projects.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Nevada
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Nebraska
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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