Seafood Co. Settles US Pollution Claims For $1.9M

Law360, New York (March 9, 2011, 7:45 PM EST) -- Seafood processing company Unisea Inc. agreed Wednesday to pay $1.9 million plus any necessary cleanup costs to settle allegations it violated federal and state environmental laws when discharging ammonia and other waste from an Alaska facility.

The Seattle-based seafood processor entered a consent decree with the federal government and the state of Alaska, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska, to settle claims over the discharges.

The government alleges that that beginning in 2005, Unisea discharged ammonia and other pollutants from its...
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