Monday, April 11, 2011

MM&A Settles Clean Water Act Claim - TRAINS Magazine

BANGOR, Maine — Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway has agreed to pay a $30,000 fine for oil that spilled from the railroad’s Orono, Maine, shop into the Piscataquis River, Maine Public Broadcasting has reported. The deal settles claims that the railroad had violated the Clean Water Act by failing to implement a spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plan.

The fuel spilled onto the shop floor after an employee left a fuel transfer unattended in October 2009. It traveled across the shop floor and reached the river.
READ: Montreal, Maine & Atlantic settles Clean Water Act claim - TRAINS Magazine

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