Gas Co. Convicted Of Illegally Storing Mercury
A federal jury found Southern Union guilty in the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island of one felony count of knowingly storing hazardous waste without a permit, a violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
The Texas-based gas company will be sentenced on Feb. 20, 2009.
The company could be fined up to $50,000 for each of the 31...
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