Illegal Dumping in New Haven Harbor Leads to $1.2 Million in Fines

May 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Story, Long Island Sound, Water

Inspections in New Haven harbor have led to $1.2 million in fines for a Singapore-based shipping company. The penalty was tied to illegal dumping in international waters using something called a “magic pipe.”

Dawn Kallen, the Coast Guard’s senior investigator at Sector Long Island Sound, said, “The ship’s crew, the engine department, had actually constructed a pipe to go around the ‘oily water separator.'”

For more on this story, visit: Illegal Dumping Through a “Magic Pipe” Leads to a $1.2 Million Penalty | WNPR News.

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