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Company: Southern Union Company
Current Parent CompanyEnergy Transfer
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Penalty: $18,000,000
Year: 2010
Date: December 23, 2010
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Southern Union Company was found guilty of storing hazardous waste (waste liquid mercury) without a permit and sentenced in U.S. District Court in the District of Rhode Island on October 2, 2009, to a $6 million fine, $12 million of community service payments and two years of probation.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Facility State: Rhode Island
Facility City: Pawtucket
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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