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Company faces fine after bourbon warehouse collapse poisons creek, killing hundreds of fish

June 26, 2018 2:30 PM
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A company that owns a distillery in Kentucky is facing fines from the state after a warehouse collapse caused hundreds of fish to die, officials said.

The explosion caused bourbon to leak into public waterways. Sazerac, the parent company of Barton 1792, is facing fines from the state of Kentucky of up to $25,000 a day after it failed to notify officials about the spill, which killed over one thousand fish, according to WDRB.

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