TITLE

Polluter pleads ignorance and wins

AUTHOR(S)
Shanoff, Barry
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
World Wastes;Mar1997, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that an appeals court in the United States has reversed the conviction of Attique Ahmad, a convenience-store owner who dumped thousand of gallons of gasoline into the sewer system of Conroe, Texas on November 27, 1996. US Supreme Court to review Fifth Circuit ruling; Criminal enforcement of environmental laws; Individual and corporate defendant's leverage in plea bargaining; Description of case.
ACCESSION #
9705134976

 

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