Company Pleads Guilty to Dumping Waste Oil

Thursday, March 18, 2004
The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington has stated that a Norwegian shipping company has pled guilty to criminal charges related to dumping of waste oil at sea and agreed to pay a $3.5 million fine. The company will also develop and implement a comprehensive environmental compliance program for its fleet of vessels and serve four years probation. (Source: HK Law)
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