Violation of Ocean Dumping Act Charged

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

 The US Attorney for the District of Oregon issued a news release stating that a terminal operator has been charged with violation of the Ocean Dumping Act. It is alleged that the terminal operator had off-specification potash loaded on a freighter and dumped at sea in order to avoid the costs of proper disposal. The expected monetary penalty is $240,000.

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