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Massachusetts Septic Hauler to Pay Fine to Settle Illegal Dumping Lawsuit

A Massachusetts septic hauling company has agreed to pay up to $500,000 to settle allegations that it dumped waste into a local town’s sewer system to avoid paying disposal fees. State Attorney General Maura Healey said Friday that as part …

Suspects in Illegal Toxic Dumping Scheme in Connecticut Plead Not Guilty

The former superintendent of public works in a Connecticut town and the head of a local construction company have pleaded not guilty in connection with an alleged scheme to dump contaminated waste on town property. The Connecticut Post reports that …

Shipping Company Fined $2M for Dumping Oily Waste into Gulf

A federal judge ordered a shipping company to pay $2 million in fines after one of its tankers illegally dumped oily waste into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. Interorient Marine Services Limited was fined Feb. 13 …

Company Pays $951K Fine for Oilfield Waste Dumping in North Dakota

A Wyoming-based company that illegally dumped oilfield waste in western North Dakota has paid the state more than $950,000 after the state Supreme Court affirmed the fine last month. Black Hills Trucking paid $951,526 to the North Dakota Industrial Commission …