Oil Company charged with felony Clean Water Act violation
XPLOR Energy SPV-1, Inc. (“XPLOR”), an Oklahoma
corporation residing in Southlake, Texas, was charged today in a one-count bill of information with
knowingly violating the Clean Water Act, Title 33, United States Code, Section 1319(c)(2)(A),
in connection with their oil and gas production activities in the Breton Sound Area of the Gulf of
Mexico, announced the United States Attorney’s Office.
DEQ Announces reissuance of General Permit for Discharges of Storm Water from Construction Activities (5 Acres or More)
General Permit for Discharges of Storm Water from Construction Activities (5 Acres or More) was reissued on September 3, 2014.
Baton Rouge Businessman Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crime and Obstruction of Justice
United States Attorney Walt Green announced the conviction of another defendant in connection with a wide ranging investigation into corruption and fraud involving compliance with federal environmental laws.
New Jersey man and Louisiana man arrested for the illegal disposal of harmful substances
Today, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested a New Jersey man for felony illegal disposal of harmful substances.
Grant Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of septic tank wastes
Today, investigators with DEQ's Criminal Investigation Division, deputies from the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office, and troopers from State Police Troop E arrested a Pollock man for the illegal disposal of septic tank wastes and sewage. The arrest took place in conjunction with a search warrant executed at the man's residence.