NANFA-- More fines in 1999 White River fish kill
Wed, 3 Mar 2004 11:06:28 EST

An Ohio company pleaded guilty Monday to criminal violations of the Clean
Water Act for its part in the 1999 chemical spill that killed nearly 5 million
fish in White River.
Crown Environmental Group will pay a $100,000 fine as part of its plea to
seven misdemeanor charges, according to a plea agreement filed in U.S. District
Court in Indianapolis.
Federal prosecutors say Crown also has agreed to pay a $250,000 civil
settlement to the state and federal governments.
See below link for the whole story.
Ohio firm admits role in fish kill

I understand that _all_ of the fish for a 50 mile stretch of White River were

Fines are better than nothing but responsible people doing real jail time
would be a much better deterrent.

Chuck Church
Indianapolis, Indiana USA
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