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Gottson Oil, Inc. Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act

Release Date: 08/05/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Anthony Suttice at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – August 5, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined Gottson Oil, Inc. of Jennings, Louisiana, $19,515 for violating the federal Clean Water Act. Today’s announcement settles a Clean Water Act violation for an 8,200-gallon oil spill into George Ditch and associated wetlands which is a tributary of Murrell Canal and Lake Long in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. The settlement requires Gottson Oil, Inc. to pay the civil fine and verify that all violations have been corrected.

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