Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
WEC Energy Group
Penalty: 
$307,200,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
January 4, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS) agreed to invest approximately $300 million in pollution control technology, pay a civil penalty of $1.2 million, and spend $6 million on environmental mitigation projects to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA).

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: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.