• Dredging company to pay $1M for restoration work oil spill

    13 days ago - By Stl Today

    A Houston dredging company has been ordered to pay a $1 million fine for an oil spill that occurred when a subcontractor cut through a pipeline during Louisiana barrier island restoration work in 2016. A news release says Great Lakes...
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  • Dredging company to pay $1M for restoration work oil spill

    13 days ago - By Chron

    NEW ORLEANS - A Houston dredging company has been ordered to pay a $1 million fine for an oil spill that occurred when a subcontractor cut through an oil pipeline during barrier island restoration work off Louisiana in 2016.
    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, which describes itself as the nation's largest dredging company, was sentenced last Thursday for violating the Clean Water Act, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans.
    Great Lakes “recklessly violated regulations designed to protect the environment and then tried to hide their actions,” Kimberly...
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