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Temple Inland Guilty on Fish Kill Charges

Temple Inland pleaded guilty to charges related to a fish kill near its plant in Bogalusa in August of 2011.

Sentencing is set for May 1.

A discharge from the company’s plant into the Pearl River depleted Oxygen levels in the water.

For violating the Clean Water Act it could be fined up to $200,000 dollars.

The company could be hit with a $10,000 fine per taking for violating the Refuge Act.

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