Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Fairfield Nodal
Penalty: 
$430,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
December 17, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE field investigation, Fairfield failed to follow an approved plan that led to the fatality of Spotted Dolphin by entanglement of the tethered line on the Dolphin.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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