Federal Grand Jury Indictment
Contact Person: Beth Drake (803) 929-3000
Columbia, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that a Federal Grand Jury in Columbia, South Carolina, returned Indictment(s) against the following:
Company Charged with Violating the Clean Air Act
Werner Transportation Services Inc, of Gainesville Georgia was charged in a 1-count Indictment with releasing a hazardous pollutant into the air, a violation of Title 42, United States Code, Section 7413(c)(4). The misdemeanor charge carries a fine of up to $500,000. The case was investigated by the Environmental Protection Agency and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney T. DeWayne Pearson of the Columbia office for prosecution.