April 16: Environmental Enforcement Efforts Net More than $280,000 in Fines


According to the Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Summary for the fourth quarter of 2009, government compliance and enforcement efforts resulted in more than $280,000 in fines and:

  • Six orders issued to prevent or stop impacts to the environment, human health or safety
  • 102 administrative licensing sanctions against individual or commercial hunters or anglers
  • 480 tickets
  • 10 court convictions.