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United States v. Distler

Citation: 9 ELR 20700
No. No. CR 77-00108-01-L, (W.D. Ky., 09/14/1979)

Defendant, through the corporation of which he was president, Kentucky Liquid Recycling, Inc., caused the discharge of toxic organic pollutants into the sewers of Louisville, Kentucky, and thus into the Ohio River. The court finds defendant guilty of discharging pollutants into the waters of the United States in violation of §§ 301 and 309 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and of interfering with the proper operation of a sewage treatment works in violation of §§ 301, 307, and 309 of the Act. He is accordingly sentenced to two years imprisonment and fined in the amount of $50,000.

A Copy of the judgment is available from ELR (1 p. $0.25, ELR Order No. C-1189).

Counsel for Plaintiff
David N. Everett, Ass't U.S. Attorney
Room 211, U.S. Post Office & Courthouse, 601 W. Broadway, Louisville KY 40202
(502) 582-5911

Counsel for Defendant
Frank E. Haddad, Jr.
529 Kentucky Home Life Bldg., Louisville KY 40202
(502) 583-4881

Allen, J.

[OPINION OMITTED BY PUBLISHER IN ORIGINAL SOURCE]