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The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency have signed an agreement that will mean greater pollution scrutiny of small farming operations along the Chesapeake Bay including farms in King George and Westmoreland counties.
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U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson has fined Omega Protein, Inc., a Texas firm that operates a large fish processing facility in Reedsville, $7.5 million and placed the firm on three years probation following Omega Protein’s criminal conviction for two violations of the Clean Water Act.
“Omega Protein’s conduct both harmed our environment and violated federal law,” said Neil McBride, U. S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. In announcing the fine in Norfolk, McBride said the fine and