Base Officials Release Statement on EPA Fines
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Naval Air Station Patuxent River officials released a statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it had fined the Navy $38,000 for 11 hazardous waste violations. Base spokesman Gary Younger said, “NAS Patuxent River has worked hard following the 2008 inspection, passing numerous annual inspections since, to be good stewards of our shared environment and we have a robust training and management plan to ensure employees are aware of environmental standards and best practices. Most of the violations were administrative or procedural in nature, and the EPA noted the Navy’s cooperation in resolving this matter.”
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