33 months in jail for driver who dumped hazardous waste
The judge didn’t pull any punches with this RCRA violator.
Individual: Edward Miller, Sidney, NE.
Business: Truck driver.
Penalty: 33 months in federal prison, plus three years of supervised release, and must pay $25,471
Reasons for penalty: Miller loaded a flatbed truck with containers of chemicals, pesticides and other hazardous wastes from a warehouse at Renkoski Property Development in Sidney, Nebraska. He then transported the hazwaste without a permit and dumped it at three undeveloped sites.
Note: Miller pleaded guilty to criminal violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
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