Louisiana fined businesses $2.5M in 2011 in enforcement crackdown

01/10/2012 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Louisiana businesses were fined $2.5 million for pollution in 2011, state officials said. The penalties were imposed as the state's Department of Environmental Quality increased enforcement of emission limits and other state and federal regulations. Businesses also spent about $300,000 on local projects to benefit the environment,

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