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Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act

Release Date: 07/18/2011
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Joe Hubbard at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(DALLAS – July 18, 2011) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined Denbury Onshore, LLC, of Alvin, Texas, $13,905 for violating the federal Clean Water Act. Today’s announcement settles a Clean Water Act violation for a 7,560-gallon oil spill into Crystal Creek, a tributary of the San Jacinto River, and adjoining shorelines in Montgomery County, Texas. The settlement requires the company to pay the civil fine within 30 days.

More about activities in EPA Region 6 is available at http://www.epa.gov.aboutepa/regon6.html

EPA audio file is available at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/jul2011.html

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