County fined $36K for water pollution in Waimea
LIHU‘E — The County of Kaua‘i Department of Public Works has been cited and fined $36,500 for violating water-pollution laws on three different occasions for a Waimea project conducted over a seven-month period last year.
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I didn’t know public works could get fined. Isn’t this a government agency? It is just going to another department. This would be a local law. What if a Matson barge were to dump sewage 10 miles off shore of Kaua’i, would the EPA fine Matson? This is already on International waters.