Bruce McMeekin Law

Advocate Daily: $750,000 penalty for bird deaths shows ‘creative sentencing’ value

Corporate litigator and regulatory lawyer Bruce McMeekin says a New Brunswick court demonstrated the effectiveness of “creative sentencing” when it ordered Canaport LNG LP to pay most of a $750,000 penalty to various environmental and wildlife organizations in connection with the death of about 7,500 birds that flew into its gas facility’s burning flare….