Dennis Rodriguez of
Under a plea agreement reached last February, Rodriguez admitted to one count of making a false statement in a manifest (tracking record) used to transport hazardous waste, and to two counts of transporting hazardous waste to a facility that was not authorized to accept hazardous waste
Both Rodriguez and his company were indicted in November 2005 for the hazardous waste violations. According to the indictment, Rodriguez and his company were hired to dispose of over of
The case was investigated by the EPA's criminal investigation program, with assistance from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and was prosecuted by the Department of Justice Environmental Crimes Section and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas.
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