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Federal Jury Convicts Alaska Resident of Illegally Transporting Hazmat In Idaho

On June 18, a Federal jury in Pocatello, Idaho, convicted Krister Sven Evertson, Wasilla, Alaska, of charges of illegally transporting, storing, and disposing of sodium metal, a hazardous material used to manufacture sodium borohydride, an industrial chemical used to manufacture pharmaceuticals. OIG investigated this case with the EPA's Criminal Investigations Division.

Note: Indictments, informations, and criminal complaints are only accusations by the government, all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.