Ex-Exec To Serve Time For Hiding Chemical Info

Law360, New York (November 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has reportedly sentenced the former president of a now-defunct company that treated liquid industrial wastes to a five-year prison sentence after he was convicted of concealing elevated levels of chemical discharges into Indiana’s Wabash River.

At a sentencing hearing in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana on Thursday, Judge David F. Hamilton ordered Derrik Hagerman to five years in jail, the Associated Press reported Friday.

In addition, Judge Hamilton ordered Hagerman and Wabash Environmental Technologies Inc. to pay nearly...
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