US Liquids of La. fined for violating Clean Water Act
Daily News Staff Report
DALLAS – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined US Liquids of Louisiana, LP, of Jennings $13,552 for violating Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations outlined under the Clean Water Act.
According to a press release, a federal inspection of the company’s Bateman Island marine terminal in St. Mary Parish revealed the terminal’s SPCC plan failed to provide a prediction of equipment failures that could result in discharges; personnel working at the facility had no training on the operation and maintenance of equipment to prevent discharges; and facility inspections had not been conducted.
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