Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Deseret Generation & Transmission Co-operative
Penalty: 
$295,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
July 2, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a Clean Air Act settlement with Utah-based Deseret Generation & Transmission Co-operative (Deseret) resolving alleged violations at the Bonanza Power Plant on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation near Vernal, Utah. According to a complaint filed with the settlement, Deseret allegedly violated provisions of the New Source Performance Standards under the Clean Air Act by emitting excess particulate pollution at the Bonanza plant.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Utah
Facility City: 
Vernal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Utah
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
cooperative
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
power systems
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Parent company note: 
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