Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Duke Energy Beckjord LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Duke Energy
Penalty: 
$1,100,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
November 22, 2016
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Duke Energy Beckjord LLC pled guilty in federal court to negligent discharge of oil, in violation of the Clean Water Act. The filed plea agreement included a $1 million fine in addition to restitution.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Ohio
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
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.