Halliburton Fined $1.8M For Pa. Acid Waste Violations

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 3:56 PM EST) -- Halliburton Energy Services Inc. has been hit with a $1.8 million fine by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for transporting acidic waste at a Pennsylvania facility between 1999 and 2011 without obtaining proper permits from the agency, the state DEP said Tuesday.

The company is being fined for 255 violations of the Solid Waste Management Act, which the DEP became aware of during an inspection of Halliburton’s Homer City, Pa., facility in 2011. When the agency investigated further, it discovered more violations, dating back to...
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