natural resource damage

Oklahoma Pipeline Company Fined $3.3M for Jet Fuel Spill

Oklahoma Pipeline Company Fined $3.3M for Jet Fuel Spill

DALLAS, Texas, January 9, 2009 (ENS) – An Oklahoma pipeline company will pay the federal government $3.3 million for spilling a large amount of jet fuel into a Texas creek in 2007. The Explorer Pipeline Company of Tulsa has agreed to pay the civil penalty to resolve an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act…

270 Companies Pay to Clean One Connecticut Superfund Site

270 Companies Pay to Clean One Connecticut Superfund Site

HARTFORD, Connecticut, November 3, 2008 (ENS) – Millions of dollars in cleanup costs at a former solvent recycling and resale facility in Southington, Connecticut will be covered by three related settlements reached by the federal government with more than 270 companies responsible for the mess. The Solvents Recovery Service of New England disposed of solvent-laden…

Miami Woman Honored for Saving Puerto Rican Coastal Wetland

Miami Woman Honored for Saving Puerto Rican Coastal Wetland

MIAMI, Florida, May 7, 2008 (ENS) – Mildred Ramos Majoros of Miami has been named the winner of the 2008 National Wetlands Award for Conservation and Restoration. The award honors her multi-year effort as a project manager with the Trust for Public Land to preserve 270 acres of critical coastal habitat in Puerto Rico that…