Emissions Monitor Team Industrial Fined Over False Reports

Law360, Dallas (November 15, 2012, 6:35 PM EST) -- Team Industrial Services Inc. was sentenced Thursday in Texas federal court to a $200,000 fine and five years of probation after pleading guilty to a charge of violating the Clean Air Act by reporting false information about leaks of hazardous pollutants near an oil refinery in the state's Panhandle.

The company, which provided leak detection and repair services at the Borger, Texas, refinery, pled guilty in July to negligently releasing hazardous air pollutants. It admitted that between 2007 and 2009, several of its employees didn’t run...
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