Thursday, October 14, 2010

Water Pollution Convictions for 2010 Down -- TRAC

This report from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) states that the latest available data from the Justice Department show that during the first ten months of FY 2010 the government reported 23 new convictions for these matters. Those cases had a lead charge of "33 USC 1319 - Water Pollution - Enforcement". If this activity continues at the same pace, the annual total of convictions will be 28 for this fiscal year. According to the case-by-case information analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), this estimate is down 12.5% over the past fiscal year when the number of convictions totaled 32.

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