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Sheridan Production Company, LLC, Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act

Release Date: 10/14/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – October 14, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency has fined the Sheridan Production Company, LLC, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, $3,000 for violating the federal Clean Water Act. Today’s announcement settles a Clean Water Act violation for a 1,000-gallon oil spill into Mill Creek and adjoining shorelines. Mill Creek enters Clear Boggy Creek, thence Muddy Boggy Creek, which drains into the Red River. The settlement required the Sheridan Production Company, LLC, to pay the civil fine, investigate the spill, clean up the spill and take corrective actions that will prevent future discharges.

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EPA audio file is available at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/oct2009.html

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