US DOJ tug company manager sentenced

The Department of Justice issued a news release stating that the former manager of a tug and barge company was sentenced to 21 months confinement after being convicted in a jury trial of violating the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) and conspiring to violate the FWPCA. He was found to have personally dumped contaminated dredge spoil in unauthorized locations in the San Francisco Bay and directing others to similarly dump dredge spoil. The company for which he worked previously pled guilty and was sentenced to pay a fine of $1.5 million and to institute an environmental compliance program.

Source: US Department of Justice