The Biloxi motel owner accused of pumping sewage into the Mississippi Sound says he didn't do it.
Dominic Bui, the owner of the Super 8 motel near Rodenburg Avenue, entered the not guilty plea in city court Tuesday afternoon.
He's accused of bypassing his hotel's broken lift station and using a hose to run raw sewage to a storm drain. State officials say because of that, that area of the sound was closed to public swimming. It remains closed.
Bui issued a statement through his attorney, saying he was sorry for what happened.
"I would never intentionally do anything to hurt the environment, or endanger anyone's health. It was a mistake on my part to try and fix the lift station," Bui's statement said.
His trial is set for July 9th.
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