Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Dairyland Power Cooperative
Current Parent Company: 
Dairyland Power Cooperative
Penalty: 
$155,950,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
June 29, 2012
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a Clean Air Act settlement with Dairyland Power Cooperative (DPC) that will cover the utility's three power plants in Alma and Genoa, Wis. DPC has agreed to invest approximately $150 million in pollution control technology that will protect public health and resolve violations of the Clean Air Act. The settlement will also require that DPC spend $5 million on environmental mitigation projects and pay a civil penalty of $950,000.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Wisconsin
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Wisconsin
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
cooperative
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
power generation
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Parent company note: 
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