May 12, 2017
Georgia Contractor Sentenced to Probation for Violating Clean Air Act
On May 12, 2017, Larry Miller was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Washington, DC, to 24 months of probation and 200 hours of community service for negligent endangerment in violation of the Clean Air Act. Miller pleaded guilty on November 19, 2015.
The investigation disclosed that between August 2011 and October 2011, during a demolition project at 619 D Street SE, Washington, DC, Miller negligently released asbestos material, a hazardous air pollutant, into the air. The released asbestos material negligently caused others to be placed in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury.
DOT-OIG conducted this investigation with EPA-CID.