The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training publishes a Bulletin summarizing publicized investigative activity in adjudicated cases conducted by the Criminal Investigative Division special agents, forensic specialists and legal support staff.

The EPA has published the April/May 2016 edition. The current edition includes the following matters by region:

Region 2

Andrew Thomas

Alleged Clean Water Act/Dumping untreated sewage into creek

Region 3

James Powers

Alleged Clean Air Act/Improper removal of asbestos, wire Fraud, first-degree fraud

Region 4

Sunland Pest Control Services, Inc., Grenale Williams, Canarie, Deon Curry

Alleged Federal Insecticide Fungicide Rodenticide Act/Illegal application of a pesticide that resulted in injuries to a minor

Region 4

DDS Shipping

Alleged act to Prevent Pollution from Ships/violating the act, obstructing justice, tampering with witnesses, conspiring to commit these offenses

Region 5

MST Mineralien Schiffahrt Spedition and Transport GMBH

Alleged act to Prevent Pollution from Ships/failed to maintain accurate ship records, presented falsified records

Region 5

Joseph J. Chernis, IV

Alleged and unsafe asbestos removal, making false statements

Region 6

Energy Resource Technology, GOM, LLC

Alleged Clean Water Act, Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act/ violations relate to company’s conduct on its off-shore oil production facilities in the Gulf of Mexico

Region 8

Joseph David Robertson

Alleged Clean Water Act/unauthorized discharge of pollutants into waters of the United States

Region 9

Doorae Shipping Company

Alleged Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships/failure to maintain an accurate oil record, making false statements

Region 9

David Lee Flury

Alleged Clean Water Act/illegal dumping waste water into river

Region 9

Daniel Williams

Alleged Clean Water Act/concealing illegal underground disposal of sewage

Region 9

Rodney K. Beshears

Alleged Clean Air Act/violating work practice standards of Clean Air Act

Region 9

James Alexander

Alleged Resource Conservation Recovery Act/treating, destroying or disposing of hazardous waste without a permit

Region 10

James Slade

Alleged Clean Water Act/discharge of polluted wastewater into river

Region 10

2013 Investors I, LLC, Dayabir Bath, Gee Grewal, John Hickson

Alleged Clean Air Act/improper asbestos removal and disposal

A copy of the Bulletin, which contains more detailed description of the alleged matters, can be downloaded here.