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  • La. company pleads guilty in pollution probe

    March 29, 2012 9:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Houma company has pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Water Act in a pollution case investigated by state and federal authorities. CTCO Shipyard of Louisiana LLC faces a maximum fine of $500,000 and up to five years of probation following its guilty plea Tuesday. Its... more »
  • Ship operator pleads guilty in pollution probe

    March 9, 2012 11:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The operator of a cargo ship has pleaded guilty in New Orleans to violating federal pollution laws and obstruction of justice. A plea agreement entered Thursday calls for Athens, Greece-based Odysea Carriers to pay a $1.2 million criminal penalty. A community service organization in Louisiana would... more »
  • Trash and Chemicals Surface with Flood Waters

    May 27, 2011 12:07 AM

    With rising flood waters comes another problem, trash and debris floating in that water. Litter and trash are an ongoing problem in Acadiana, but flood waters bring it to the surface. The Morganza Spillway hasn't been opened for 38 years, so just think about all the trash, pesticides and... more »
  • Greek Company to Pay $700,000 in Pollution Case

    September 30, 2010 7:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Greek shipping company has been ordered to pay $700,000 in criminal penalties for violating federal pollution laws. Stanships Inc. of Athens, Greece, pleaded guilty in June to charges that one of its ships knowingly discharged oil in the Gulf of Mexico and falsified ship records... more »

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