Taiwanese Shipping Co. Agrees To Pay For SC Oil Spill

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT) -- A Taiwanese shipping company has agreed to compensate the federal government, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and other environmental agencies for damages caused by a 2002 oil spill, according to a proposed consent decree filed Tuesday.

In the proposed consent decree filed in South Carolina federal court, Evergreen agreed to pay $792,058 to offset any recreational and ecological damages that resulted from the spill, as well as agreed to fund a project to restore a saltmarsh habitat near the area of the spill in...
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