Transport Cos. Fined $750K In Crystal Geyser Arsenic Case

Law360, Los Angeles (July 29, 2020, 10:13 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Wednesday ordered two family-owned hazardous wastewater and stormwater transportation companies to each pay a $375,000 fine after they pled guilty to violating the Clean Water Act by transporting wastewater for the producer of Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water without identifying the arsenic in the waste.

During a telephone hearing, U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee sentenced each company to pay a $375,000 fine, as specified in a sentencing stipulation that federal prosecutors, United Pumping Service Inc. and United Storm Water Inc. reached earlier this month after the two companies each pled guilty to four counts of negligently...

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