SEC Filings

8-K
HORNBECK OFFSHORE SERVICES INC /LA filed this Form 8-K on 08/07/2003
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state or local occupational safety act or regulation; unfair labor practice
charges or complaints with the National Labor Relations Board; or other claims,
charges, actions or controversies pending, or threatened or proposed, involving
Seller or Manager and any vessel-based employee, former employee or any labor
union or other organization representing or claiming to represent such
employees' interests, which could adversely affect the Business. Each of Seller
and Manager is and has heretofore been in compliance in all material respects
with all laws, rules and regulations respecting employment and employment
practices, terms and conditions of employment and wages and hours, the
sponsorship, maintenance, administration and operation of (or the participation
of its vessel-based employees in) employee benefit plans and arrangements and
occupational safety and health programs, and neither Seller nor Manager is
engaged in any violation of any law, rule or regulation related to employment,
including unfair labor practices or acts of employment discrimination, which
could adversely affect the Business.

         2.22 REGULATORY FILINGS. Seller and Manager have filed all reports,
statements, documents, registrations, filings or submissions required, in
connection with the operation of the Business or the Assets, to be filed by
Seller or Manager with any federal, state, municipal or other governmental
department, commission, board, bureau, agency or other instrumentality. All such
filings complied with applicable law when filed and no deficiencies have been
asserted by any such regulatory authority with respect to such filings or
submissions.

         2.23 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH AND SAFETY MATTERS.

         (a) As used in this Section 2.23(a) and Section 2.23(b) all terms
appearing in initial capitals shall have the meaning given them in Section
2.23(b) hereof. With respect to the Business and the Assets, (i) the operations
of Seller and Manager comply in all material respects with all applicable
environmental, health and safety statutes, treaties, conventions, rules,
ordinances, and regulations in all jurisdictions in which Seller and Manager
conducts business, including without limitation all Domestic Environmental Laws
and Foreign Environmental Laws applicable to the jurisdictions in which
operations are conducted; (ii) none of the operations of Seller or Manager are
subject to any judicial or administrative proceeding alleging the violation of
any Domestic Environmental Law or Foreign Environmental Law; (iii) none of the
operations of Seller or Manager are the subject of any federal or state
investigation evaluating whether any Remedial Action is needed to respond to a
Release of any Contaminant or other substance into the environment; (iv) neither
Seller nor Manager has any notice under any Domestic Environmental Law or
Foreign Environmental Law applicable to the jurisdiction in which operations of
Seller or Manager are conducted indicating past or present treatment, storage or
disposal of a hazardous waste or reporting a Release of a Contaminant or other
substance into the environment; (v) neither Seller nor Manager has any
contingent liability in connection with any Release of any Contaminant or other
substance into the environment, including without limitation any contingent
liability for failure to report a Release involving a Vessel; (vi) none of the
operations of Seller or Manager involve the generation, transportation,
treatment or disposal of hazardous waste, as defined under 40 C.F.R. Parts
260-270 (in effect as of the date of this Agreement) or any state equivalent
thereof, in violation of any Domestic Environmental Law or Foreign Environmental
Law applicable to the jurisdiction in which operations of Seller or Manager are
conducted, including without limitation statutes, regulations and laws
pertaining to permits and manifests; (vii) no Lien in favor of any governmental
authority for (A) any liability under Domestic Environmental Laws or Foreign
Environmental Laws applicable to the 



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