Entergy Corp.



Entergy is an electrical utility company that serves Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Founded in 1913, it currently operates six nuclear power plants and several other energy plants in ‘Cancer Alley,' an 85 mile stretch of the Mississippi river in Louisiana with over 150 toxic petrochemical plants. Entergy is infamous for reporting billions in profits while charging customers and the government for cost overruns at its nuclear power plants and for storm damage from numerous hurricanes such as Katrina in 2006, Gustav in 2008 and Ida in 2021. For example, Entergy reported a $923 million profit in 2005, but applied for $592 million in federal subsidies to pay for storm damage from Hurricane Katrina in 2006.



Electricity and natural gas in New Orleans and Baton Rouge.


Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
miscellaneous offenses$303,085,0003
competition-related offenses$4,545,3644
safety-related offenses$2,590,14318
consumer-protection-related offenses$382,10011
environment-related offenses$96,28310
Number of Records
Total Penalties
$310,739,572 (September 29, 2022)
Individual Records & Summaries
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Information in this section is drawn from the Violation Tracker database produced by the Corporate Research Project of Good Jobs First in Washington DC. It is the most comprehensive source of data on business violations of laws and regulations in the United States. For specific examples of misconduct, please click on the links.


Article Archive
Videos & Podcasts
Monique Harden, Assistant Director of Law and Policy and the Community Engagement Program Manager at the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice speaking against Entergy's proposed project in New Orleans East
Logan Atkinson Burke Alliance for Affordable Energy Speaking at NOLA Utilities Commission - Followed by Councilman Williams concurring with her and asking Entergy follow up questions.
City Council questions Entergy on higher than normal bills
Frustrations over high Entergy bill
Entergy faces long lines ahead of cutoffs customers say came without warning
Entergy plant proposal protests
Groups file lawsuit against N.O. City Council over Entergy plant
Council investigation: Entergy executives involved in paid actors scandal and wanted more
Paid Actors at Public Hearings
Other Key Sources
  • Business and Human Rights Resource Centre's profile on Entergy - UK-based Business and Human Rights Resource Centre is an NGO that employs researchers on five continents who work with activists, companies and governments alike to advance human rights in business by eradicating abuse.
  • Corporate Rap Sheet on EntergyCorporate Rap Sheets, which detail corporate wrongdoing by some of the world's largest companies, are written by Philip Mattera, who heads the Corporate Research Project of Good Jobs First in the U.S.


Recent & Ongoing Campaigns
Judge Sides With New Orleans Residents in Fight Against Dirty Gas Plant

Emilie Karrick Surrusco | EarthJustice.org | June 17, 2019

The New Orleans City Council must reconsider a controversial gas-fired power plant proposal, a district court judge ruled on June 14.

Actors were paid to support Entergy’s power plant at New Orleans City Council meetings

Michael Isaac Stein | The Lens New Orleans | May 4, 2018

Last October, about 50 people in bright orange shirts filed into City Hall for a public hearing on Entergy’s request to build a $210 million power plant in eastern New Orleans. Their shirts read, “Clean Energy. Good Jobs. Reliable Power.”

Meet The Refugees Fighting for the Future of New Orleans

Christiana Botic | National Geographic | March 6, 2018

More than a decade after Katrina, a proposed Entergy gas plant threatens New Orleans East and the community that rebuilt it despite a legacy of environmental racism. 

Dozens come out to protest proposed Entergy power plant

Katie Steiner | WW4L | March 3, 2018

"These people have come to speak out and to make their voice heard that this is not necessary, this is not wanted, and we believe that it is going to have some very negative effects upon our community," says Rev. Gregory T. Manning, the pastoral leader of Justice and Beyond.

Major Investigations
& Lawsuits
Entergy offered a $588M settlement to end allegations at Grand Gulf. Should Louisiana agree?

Sam Karlin | The Advocate | July 7, 2022

Amid wide-ranging allegations that it soaked ratepayers for inflated costs at its troubled Grand Gulf nuclear power plant, which serves customers in three states, Entergy has struck a settlement with Mississippi, agreeing to refund the state $300 million.

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal hears oral arguments in Entergy gas plant suit

Ryan Whirty | Louisiana Weekly | January 13, 2021

Attorneys on both sides made oral arguments in court last Monday regarding the effort to cancel plans for a massive natural gas plant in New Orleans East, moving forward a case that has proved lengthy, contentious and complex.

Environmental Impacts
Texans Voice Their Opposition To Entergy’s Proposed Fossil Fuel Power Plant

Sierra Club | September 16, 2021

Earlier this week, the Sierra Club submitted public comments on behalf of more than four hundred Texans opposing Entergy’s plans for its Orange County Advanced Power Station.

Agreement to Close Entergy's Polluting Power Plants is Finalized'

Sierra Club | March 11, 2021

Today, Sierra Club and the National Parks Conservation Association’s settlement with Entergy Arkansas to close two massive coal plants and a gas plant and build solar power was finalized by a judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

Entergy to Rely on Gas while Claiming Net-Zero Emissions in 2050

Daniel Tait | Energy and Policy Institute | September 28, 2020

Entergy joined other large utilities last week in announcing its intent to achieve “net-zero emissions” by 2050, but like its regional peers of Duke and Southern, the company is charting a course that will rely heavily on gas.

Entergy’s failure to fix issues with Indian Point is behind Hudson River oil spill

Cliff Weathers | RiverKeeper | July 1, 2015

Yesterday, Entergy revealed that an insulation failure caused a short circuit in a high-voltage transformer coil at the Indian Point nuclear power plant on May 9, 2015. This failure caused the transformer to catch fire.

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Employment Practices
& Relations
Harsh words from union head as Indian Point talks pushed to Friday

Thomas Zambito | lohud | January 18, 2018

Contract negotiations pushed past a midnight strike deadline and are expected to continue Friday as Indian Point workers and owners try to avoid a lockout.

Entergy replaces union workers after talks fail

Fox 8 | October 2, 2012

Entergy Nuclear has locked out union security workers at its nuclear plant near Port Gibson, Miss., after contract negotiations with the United Government Security Officers of America Local 36 failed.

From Behind Locked Doors: Entergy Management's "Competency Pretty Low" at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

Utility Workers Union of America Local 369 | PR Newswire | June 12, 2012

An Entergy replacement worker who was deployed after a lockout of union employees at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is criticizing the Louisiana-based company's management team at Pilgrim, calling its competency "pretty low." The worker, who arrived in Plymouth April 30th, said Entergy management was unprepared for the situation they created.


Corporate Headquarters
639 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113
Most Recent Gross Revenue
$12.349 billion (2022) | source
Most Recent Net Revenue
$1.226 (2022) | source
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    Tax Havens
    & Evasion
    As IRS audits waned, big businesses racked up unapproved tax breaks

    Douglas Macmillan & Kevin Schaul | Anchorage Daily News | July 14, 2021

    Federal audits of corporate tax returns have plunged in recent years, letting big companies claim elaborate tax breaks with less government scrutiny, according to a Washington Post analysis of company filings.

    Major Projects
    Entergy's Palisades nuclear plant in Michigan shuts permanently

    William Freebairn | S&P Global | May 20, 2022

    Entergy's 845-MW Palisades plant in Covert, Michigan, shut permanently May 20, more than a week earlier than scheduled due to a maintenance issue, the company said.

    Entergy fined $5 million, can move forward with new power plant

    Michael Isaac Stein | The Lens | February 21, 2019

    On Thursday, the New Orleans City Council passed a resolution to impose a $5 million fine on Entergy four months after an independent investigation concluded that the company “knew or should have known” that one of its subcontractors was paying actors to support its proposed power plant at council meetings.

    Entergy supplying power to Yuhuang Chemical plant being built in St. James Parish

    The Advocate | March 22, 2018

    Entergy Louisiana has signed a 10-year agreement with Yuhuang Chemical Inc. to supply power to the company's new methanol plant in St. James Parish, part of a three-phase $1.85 billion complex.

    Entergy Breaks Ground on $872 Million Power Plant in Calcasieu Parish

    Louisiana Office of the Governor | January 22, 2018

    Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards highlighted the groundbreaking by Entergy Louisiana LLC for a 994-megawatt electricity generation plant in Westlake, near Lake Charles, where an industrial renaissance is increasing demand for electricity.

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