A federal judge in Florida has reportedly sentenced a Missouri company to probation and imposed more than $1 million in fines and forfeiture for buying and selling “black market” hydrochloro-fluorocarbon-22 (HCFC-22) that was smuggled into the United States. U.S. v. Mar-Cone Appliance Parts Co., No. 10-20081 (S.D. Fla., sentencing 03/18/10). Specifically, the court sentenced the company to five years’ probation and ordered it to pay a $500,000 criminal fine. The court also ordered the company to perform community service by making a $400,000 payment to the Southern Environmental Enforcement Training Fund. In addition, as a condition of probation, the company was ordered to implement and enforce a comprehensive environmental compliance plan and to forfeit to the federal government more than $190,000. According to court documents, between July 2007 and April 2009, the company purchased and sold HCFC-22 on the black market from various suppliers. See BNA Daily Environmental Report, March 22, 2010.