Gdog wrote:fmerkel wrote:I've been diving custom Seasoft suits for years. Bruce has his slant on things but I can assure everyone that it's hard to find a more sincere person. That kind of fine would likely be the end of a small business like that.
Total agreement with you.
His liability insurance should cover accidents and spills. However his insurance company is going to be pissed and they may cite the order as evidence of a willful violation and try to deny a claim.
Jeff Pack wrote:What many don't realize, is L&I has several enforcement units that are funded by fines. Appeals are tough, because you don't go to a judge and court, rather an L&I court, and I use that term very loosely, as rule of law doesn't exist. These units used to report publicly, but are now hidden
Ecology is not funds by fines. Fines go to the general fund which overwhelmingly is spent on education.