Reports say Marblehead-based Rockmore Co. Inc., which operates the vessels Hannah Glover and Rockmore, were fined by prosecutors for knowingly dumping untreated sewage from the boats toilets into North Shore waters.
The Hannah Glover evidently offers dinner cruises, sightseeing trips, and ferry service. The Rockmore is a restaurant boat reportedly moored in Salem Harbor. Under an agreement reached with federal prosecutors, the company reportedly agreed to plead guilty to two counts of violating federal law, and pay a $225,000 fine as well as a $75,000 payment to the state environmental trust.
Those who makie their living offshore have enough to worry about without the risk caused by hazerdous chemicals dumped into the water. Adding to danger to those at sea on in the water increases costs for everybody. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident cuased by a company that is dumping materials in the ecosystem, the Doan Law Firm, P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, can help. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C. at 1 Riverway, Suite 2055, Houston, Texas 77056, (713) 869-4747 or (800) 910-FIRM.