Tony Gorman, KSTK – Wrangell
Sea Level Seafoods and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation have reached a settlement over wastewater permit violations. The Wrangell-based company will pay more than $92,000 in fines for discharging wastewater and waste into marine waters without a state or federal permit. Sea Level Seafoods discovered it was operating without a valid permit during an internal audit two years ago.
Sea Level immediately notified the DEC and the EPA of the violation and has applied for a new permit.
Sea Level voluntarily agreed to the settlement. Sea Level general manager Verne Phillips was unavailable for comment.
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