Ex-Coke Bottler Manager Arrested On CWA Violations

Law360, New York (October 29, 2010, 4:28 PM EDT) -- A former environmental manager at Coca-Cola Co. bottling plant AMCAN Beverages Inc. has been accused of violating the Clean Water Act by sending contaminants into a city sewer system in northern California.

Dhiren Patel was arrested in Arizona on Tuesday and charged with conspiring to violate the CWA and violating the CWA, according to a statement Thursday from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California.

Patel, 43, worked as the manager for environmental affairs, safety and security at the AMCAN plant in American...
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