Permit violators serve hard time

Shanoff, Barry
October 1997
World Wastes;Oct97, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p94
Trade Publication
Comments on a federal appeals court's affirmation of the convictions of slaughterhouse employees Thomas J. Sinskey and Wayne Kumm for knowingly violating the Clean Water Act of the United States. Roles in a scheme to make it appear that discharges from a South Dakota meat packing plant did not exceed limits in the facility's wastewater discharge permit; Contaminated wastewater created by the meat-packing process.


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