Trident Seafoods fined with over USD 37,000 for wastewater breaches
Trident Seafoods plant in Newport. (Photo: Google Maps)
(UNITED STATES, 4/28/2017)
Seattle-based seafood company Trident Seafoods Corp. will have to pay a fine amounting to USD 37,400 for wastewater violations to residual water regulations at its Newport surimi factory.
This is the second time in the past year that the Oregon state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has fined the company for violations at the facility, which also includes a fishmeal factory.
Trident Seafoods holds federal permits to collect, treat, control and eliminate residual water and to discharge treated fish processing wastewater in two facilities in Newport, including the surimi plant located in Yaquina Bay Boulevard.
This time, DEQ has detected that firm failed to monitor wastewater again and it exceeded the daily maximum and monthly average permitted pollution limits at...