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NFC: corp. to pay $14.2 million and plead guilty for White River, Indiana fish kill

Below is link to full newspaper article and first lines.  I will post updates 
as they appear.  

On a personal opinion note, I have mixed emotions. I am glad for what 
penalties are there and it appears a real improvement over other events in 
Indiana.  On the other hand, I see no mention of jail time for the violators, 
which I think would be _the_ serious deterrent.  

Chuck Church
Indianapolis, Indiana USA

 <A HREF="http://www.indystar.com/print/articles/riverpm0618.html">
IndyStar.com: Article</A>

Guide to pay $14.2 million for fish kill

Anderson company agrees to plead guilty to violating Clean Water Act in 
connection with White River disaster.
June 18, 2001  

Guide Corp. will pay $14.2 million and plead guilty to seven counts of 
violating the Clean Water Act to settle criminal charges and state and 
federal lawsuits in connection with a massive fish kill on the White River.

The terms of the plea agreement, if accepted by a federal judge, would result 
in a $1.96 million fine, the largest ever imposed for an environmental crime 
in the Southern District of Indiana, U.S. Attorney Timothy Morrison said.

Guide also would forfeit $1.96 million in one of the first cases ever in the 
nation to include the use of forfeited assets to fight environmental crime, 
Morrison said