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Company: Southern Union Co.
Current Parent CompanyEnergy Transfer
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Penalty: $258,000
Year: 2006
Date: September 19, 2006
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Southern Union Co. was fined $258,000 in a Notice of Violation alleging it was the successor by merger of the Fall River Gas Co. and the responsible party for contamination discovered near former facilities used for coal gasification but had failed to to comply with its remediation obligations.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Rhode Island
Facility City: Tiverton
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pipelines
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pipelines
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