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Gold company fined over environmental damage

Gold company Anglo Gold Ashanti has been fined $25,000 for destroying six hectares of bushland close to a mine site in the goldfields.
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ThyssenKrupp steel plant in Rio fined over environmental damage

Sao Paulo – ThyssenKrupp’s Brazilian subsidiary CSA was fined Thursday for repeated violation of environmental regulations at its new steel plant in Rio de Janeiro.
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W.Va., EPA at odds over Chesapeake Bay plan – Charleston Gazette

Hannah, who developed the West Virginia plan with state agricultural and environmental officials, said the plan primarily involves poultry, grain, beef cattle and dairy operations in the eight counties. About 300 poultry producers operate in the Eastern …
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Environment group critical of state over polluters – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Though two-thirds of the industries and water treatment plants in Minnesota violated water pollution laws between 2005 and 2009, only 11 percent were penalized by the state’s pollution control agency, according to a report released Monday by a non-profit …
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Government of Canada Invests Over $2 million in Arctic Environment Response Equipment – Market Wire

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Dec. 16, 2010) – The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced the Canadian Coast Guard has supplied 19 remote communities across the Canadian Arctic with enhanced marine pollution control …
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Concern Over the Environment Rises in Asia – New York Times

HONG KONG — Perhaps it is because most Asian economies are booming. Or perhaps it is because a series of recent weather-linked catastrophes and headline-grabbing pollution issues have hammered home the point. Either way, climate change and environmental …
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DEP fines driller $25K over oil tank explosion

State regulators have fined a gas drilling company $25,000 for environmental damage from an explosion that killed two people at a western Pennsylvania drilling site.
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DEP fines driller $25,000 over Pa. oil tank blast

Pennsylvania state regulators say a gas drilling company will pay $32,000 for environmental damage from a a deadly explosion.
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Pa. fines driller $25K over oil tank explosion

State regulators have fined a gas drilling company $25,000 for environmental damage from an explosion that killed two people at a western Pennsylvania drilling site.
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The Brumby Dump: V/Line quizzed over environmental damage

V/Line was involved in five serious incidents of environmental damage in 2007-2009, including killing critically endangered plants and spilling over 80,000 litres of diesel into the Geelong sewerage system, writes Swinburne journalism student Katherine McGowan .
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