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NIPSCO Fined for Safety Violations

(Merrillville, IN) - NIPSCO has been dinged with over $1 million in fines for safety violations. 


The utility must pay $1.13 million dollars for violations that occurred in 2019.  According to the Indiana State Regulatory Commission, NIPSCO failed to mark pipelines in a timely fashion.


This settlement is the third in a line of penalties dating back to 2015 totaling over $3 million.

This fine is reportedly the largest in state history. All the money collected goes into the state’s General Fund. NISPCO is not allowed to pass along the cost to consumers.

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