Pelican Refining Co. http://wwno.org en DEQ fines helps purchase new equipment http://wwno.org/post/deq-fines-helps-purchase-new-equipment <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Criminal fines are allowing the state Department of Environmental Quality and state police to buy air monitoring equipment, vehicles, clothing, safety goggles and first aid kits.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Tim Knight, administrator of DEQ's assessment division, tells The Advocate the $1 million in fines allows the state to purchase the items.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 17:15:49 +0000 The Associated Press 18626 at http://wwno.org