"Illinois Plastics Recycler Indicted in Fox River Fish Kill"

"llinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced criminal charges today in connection with dumping of a chemical cleaner into a South Elgin creek that leads to the Fox River in May. The chemical is alleged to have caused a fish kill in the creek.

A Kane County grand jury returned an indictment of D & Y Trade, Inc., a South Elgin wholesale plastics recycling business, its chief executive officer, Yu Tan Zheng, and An Hong, an employee at the business, on one felony count each of water pollution and additional charges of misdemeanor water pollution."

Environment News Service had the story June 4, 2010.

Monday, June 7, 2010