$1 million fine in 2016 pipeline accident in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Texas company pleaded guilty to a federal Clean Water Act violation and agreed to pay a $1 million fine for damaging a pipeline that leaked more than 5,000 gallons of oil in a Louisiana bay in 2016, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Orleans said Wednesday.

Court records show the plea agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company was filed Tuesday.

Prosecutors said … Read More

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