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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: West Penn Power Co.
Current Parent CompanyFirstEnergy
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Penalty: $1,175,000
Year: 2022
Date: March 10, 2022
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Violation Description: West Penn agreed to pay $1.175 million civil penalty in settlement of allegations a lack of safety programs led to equipment failure resulting in a fatal electrocution when a conductor fell onto property.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Pennsylvania
Facility County: Allegheny
Facility City: Tarentum
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Ohio
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: utilities
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