Western New York Industrial plant guilty of criminal pollution
In a case similar to the movie Erin Brokovich, a federal jury convicted Tonawanda Coke Corp. and a top executive of illegal air and ground pollution and trying to hide the violations from a citizens action group and regulators. They face millions of dollars in fines and imprisonment.
Decades of pollution to the St. Lawrence River and St. Regis Mohawk Reservation caused by the Alcoa, Reynolds and GM plants in Massena will be addressed through $20 million agreement reached Wednesday.
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Water leaks waste energy, resources
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PSU professor studies international climate negotiations
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Project begins to bring natural gas to IP
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