MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Top executives from Carnival Corp., including chairman Micky Arison, are due in court Wednesday to explain what the world’s largest cruise line is doing to reduce ocean pollution.
A hearing is set Wednesday in Miami federal court for an update on what steps Carnival is taking.READ MORE: Divers Mark 20th Anniversary Of Sinking Spiegel Grove Off Key Largo
Chairman Micky Arison, who also owns the Miami Heat, and CEO Arnold Donald are both expected to be there.READ MORE: Miami Man Is Florida's Newest Millionaire After Playing Lottery's 'Jackpot Triple Play'
Earlier this year, Carnival admitted violating probation from a 2016 criminal pollution case as its ships continued to cause environmental harm around the world since then and was hit with a $20 million penalty. That comes on top of a $40 million fine imposed in the original case.
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