Honeywell To Pay $12M To Settle EPA Permit Case

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 7:28 PM EST) -- Honeywell International Inc. admitted Friday to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's criminal charge that it illegally stored hazardous waste at an Illinois chemical plant and agreed to pay a $11.8 million criminal fine.

Judge J. Phil Gilbert of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois accepted Honeywell's guilty plea on one felony count of knowingly storing a hazardous waste without a permit, in violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

Honeywell was also sentenced to five years of probation requiring the company...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.