Evergreen to pay $25 Mil in Pollution Fines

sealdoj.gifWhile we’re on the subject of shipping pollutants, Evergreen International has been charged with two dozen felony dumping charges for discharging oil into the Columbia River. The Department of Justice report also charges the company with repeatedly covering up the operation. A plea bargain has resulted in a record $25 Million fine being levied against the firm.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.

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