3 Convicted In Illegal Demolition Of Asbestos-Laden Plant

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 7:19 PM EST) -- A Tennessee federal jury on Monday convicted three men and a company of illegally demolishing a factory that contained large amounts of asbestos, in violation of the Clean Air Act, and trying to cover up their activities.

After a three-week trial, the jury convicted Donald Fillers, the part-owner and general partner for Watkins Street Partners LLC, a company formed in order to buy and demolish the factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., the company's manager, David Wood, and James Mathis, who ran a company that contracted with Watkins...
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