Friday, 25 March 2016
Dutch-owned company Seafish Tasmania Pty Ltd and its super fishing trawler Geelong Star are in the news and on social media this month…..
ABC News, 10 March 2016:
Seafood processing company Seafish Tasmania has been fined $40,000 for breaching the state's environmental laws.
The company pleaded guilty to dumping more than 1,000 truckloads of fish processing waste water from its Triabunna plant on a private property in the township in 2012.
Seafish has also admitted to dumping waste water at an unnamed creek on Tasmania's east coast three years ago.
The Magistrate's Court in Hobart has heard the company and landowners have conducted remedial work at a cost of $21,000.
Magistrate Chris Webster recorded a conviction on each charge and imposed the fine, together with court costs.
Tasmania's Environmental Protection Authority said the fine was appropriate…..