A Tennessee oil company faces a $2.3 million fine for spilling crude oil into waters that eventually drain into the Ouachita River, more than six years after the spill.
New law will punish unlawful entry on 'enclosed lands' with up to three years in jail and fines of $22,000.
This latest assessment brings the total financial penalties assessed to the company for Mariner East construction to more than $13 million.
Carnival Corp. reached settlement Monday with federal prosecutors in which the world's largest cruise line agreed to pay a $20 million penalty because its ships continued to pollute the oceans despite a previous criminal conviction.
An analysis of enforcement data at the EPA shows a substantial drop in activity against polluters when compared with the Obama and Bush administrations.
350 individuals and 50 groups in Southwestern PA's fracking country are urging the governor to hear from impacted communities