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  • Migratory game bird violations net 5

    October 25, 2012 7:28 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two 23-year-old Vermilion Parish men have pleaded guilty in federal court for various migratory game bird violations. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Wednesday that Ryan Frederick, of Kaplan, and Dustin Fontenot, of Abbeville, entered the pleas Oct. 17 to taking over the daily... more »
  • 4 cited for alleged offshore fishing violations

    May 22, 2012 6:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says enforcement agents boarded three boats in less than three hours and cited four men for alleged fishing violations. Spokesman Adam Einck says that on the shrimper Manana, agents found captain John C. Aleman of Laguna Vista, Texas,... more »
  • 2 companies cited for alleged safety violations

    April 18, 2012 7:17 AM

    PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Labor Department has cited two subsidiaries of a Pineville-based company for alleged safety and health violations. The department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Tuesday that it has proposed a total of $72,000 in penalties for Dis-Tran Steel LLC and Dis-Tran Wood Products Holdings LLC,... more »
  • Jurors lower fine for sign violations

    March 22, 2012 10:34 AM

    CLINTON, La. (AP) - The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury has reduced the fine for violations of an ordinance requiring property owners to mark occupied buildings with green-and-white reflective address signs. The Advocate reports the ordinance approved by the jury Tuesday, which takes effect April 1, originally imposed a fine... more »
  • Energy company pleads to violations at refuge site

    March 8, 2012 10:25 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Apollo Energy has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of violations of a wildlife refuge special use permit pertaining to the company's drilling operations in the Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge. The Advertiser reports Wednesday's guilty plea exposes the company to a possible maximum fine of $400,000,... more »
  • 5 cited by Wildlife and Fisheries for game bird violations

    December 20, 2011 3:18 PM

    Agents from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division have cited five Slidell residents. On December 17, these residents were allegedly in violation of migratory game bird laws in Orleans Parish. Agents cited David Marshall, 55, Charles Efferson, 49, Michael Landry, 42, Robert Landry, 52, and a... more »
  • DEQ Arrests Opelousas Man For Alleged Violations of Environmental Permits in St. Landry Parish

    July 23, 2010 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Criminal Investigation Division arrested an Opelousas man on 12 felony charges involving criminal violations of Plaisance Development Corporation's water discharge permits in St. Landry Parish. The president of Plaisance Development Corporation, Joseph L. Jones, 58, operates six wastewater... more »
  • Amendment Would Ban Companies With Significant Violations Offshore Drilling Permits

    July 14, 2010 3:51 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee wants to put BP in a penalty box of sorts. The Natural Resources Committee approved an amendment Wednesday that would ban companies with significant workplace safety or environmental violations over the preceding seven years from new offshore drilling permits. The California Democrat who sponsored... more »
  • No Violations: Drilling Rig That Exploded

    April 22, 2010 4:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Three recent federal inspections turned up no violations at an offshore drilling rig that exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico. The Minerals Management Service said it inspected the Deepwater Horizon in February, March and on April 1. Spokeswoman Eileen Angelico says the rig moved... more »
  • Opelousas man arrested in illegal dumping case

    February 19, 2010 6:21 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The director of a company that operates several wastewater treatment facilities in Louisiana has been arrested on charges he allowed untreated wastewater to be illegally dumped. The state Department of Environmental Quality said 57-year-old Joseph L. Jones, of Opelousas, faces 12 felony charges involving alleged violations... more »
  • DSS Provides Update on Child Care Licensing Reform

    November 3, 2009 3:00 PM

    Initial Risk Assessment Results in 12 Operating Licenses Being Revoked: BATON ROUGE - As part of the child care licensing reform efforts announced in September, Louisiana Department of Social Services (DSS) Secretary Kristy Nichols today announced that an initial 90-day assessment of a select number of child care centers... more »
  • Restaurant Report: 10/30/09 Violations Corrected

    November 2, 2009 8:24 AM

    Three restaurants were profiled on KATC in our Restaurant Report: Serrano's, Golden Wok and Magic Wok. Two of them, Serrano's and Golden Wok had several critical violations. However, the inspector's report does indicate the violations were corrected the same day. As of news time, all three restaurants are in good... more »
  • Watch Out for Flashing Lights!

    September 22, 2009 7:50 PM

    We see school buses every day. But how familiar are you with the laws requiring you to stop? It's that time of day, kids at Woodvale Elementary are lining up on this rainy afternoon, ready to board the bus. A common route that each rider is familiar with. ... more »

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