The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training publishes an Environmental Case Crimes Bulletin (“Bulletin”) that summarizes publicized investigative activity and adjudicated cases supported by EPA Criminal Investigation Division special agents, forensic specialists, and legal support staff.

A copy of the December, 2016 edition has been published.

The December 2016 Bulletin lists the following matters:

Region

Defendants

Case Type/Status

1

Sheffield Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Clean Water Act/Allegedly discharging polluted wastewater into municipal sewage system without a permit and without pretreatment

1

Guido A. Cortes-Rodriguez

Toxic Control Substances Act/Allegedly issuing fraudulent asbestos training certifications

4

Roberson Excavation, Billy Ray Roberson, Darin Lewis

Clean Water Act/Allegedly falsifying water samples; conspiracy to commit wire fraud

5

Brian Brundage

Title 18/Alleged fraud involving landfilling and reselling potentially hazardous electronic waste

5

Jeffrey Wilson, Craig Ducey

Title 18/Alleged fraud involving renewable biodiesel fuels credit (RINs Fraud), Securities Fraud

9

Sean Gerson

Allegedly selling veterinary medications without a prescription

9

Robert Walsh, Cornerstone Management Professionals

Title 18/Alleged fraud involving asbestos removal

A copy of the Bulletin which contains detailed descriptions of the referenced matters can be downloaded here.