Trucking Company Ordered to Clean Hazardous Waste Site

May 2012

PETA alerted state and federal agencies about allegations that a trucking company was dumping and storing hazardous chemicals, which is both illegal and dangerous for wildlife. The company is now being made to clean up the site, a likely time-consuming and costly endeavor. The company’s managers could face massive fines or incarceration.

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