DOINews: Companies to Pay More Than $6 Million for Natural Resource Damages from Buzzards Bay

12/12/2010


Buzzards Bay
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Companies to Pay More Than $6 Million for Natural Resource Damages from Buzzards Bay

The Department of Justice, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the state of Rhode Island announced today that Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. and its affiliates will pay more than $6 million to settle a portion of the federal and state natural resource damages claims for the April 2003 spill of up to 98,000 gallons of oil into Buzzards Bay.
http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2010/November/10-enrd-1297.html