Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Trans Energy
Current Parent Company: 
EQT
Penalty: 
$600,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
April 22, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Trans Energy, Inc., an oil and gas exploration company based in Pleasants County, West Virginia, was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay fines totaling $600,000.00 after the company admitted to multiple violations of the Clean Water Act in connection with its natural gas drilling activity.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
West Virginia
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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