Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Virginia Electric and Power Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Dominion Energy
Penalty: 
$990,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
July 20, 2020
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Virginia Electric and Power Co. agreed to pay $410,000 to the United States and $990,000 to the Commonwealth of Virginia in settlement of allegations that facilities in the state violated the Clean Water Act and the Virginia State Water Control Law with groundwater seepages from a coal pile and coal ash impoundment.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Virginia
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
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: 
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