9th Circuit Affirms Convictions, Sentencing For Clean Water Act Violations

(October 1, 2015, 10:34 AM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 22 affirmed the convictions and sentencing of a man and his business for discharging sewage waste in violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA), finding that the evidence presented during a bench trial sufficiently showed that the discharges contained materials from the company’s vehicles and that the discharges were made knowingly (United States of America v. Ray Eugene Caldwell, Nos. 14-30074, 14-30075, 9th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 16806).

(Opinion available. Document #08-151009-021Z.)...
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