Friday, August 3, 2012

Bay State AG Squeezes Guilty Pleas From Pair Charged With Improper Asbestos Removal, Disposal For Work On Public, Private Buildings

From the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General:

  • The owners of a Lynnfield asbestos removal company have pleaded guilty and been sentenced in connection with the improper removal and disposal of asbestos for work performed on numerous public and private buildings in the communities of Lynn, Beverly, and Marblehead, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced [].

    Asbestos is a hazardous material that must be properly removed and reported to ensure the public’s safety,” AG Coakley said. “These individuals disregarded the laws around asbestos removal and put people at risk of being exposed to this dangerous toxin.”
  • David Harder, Jr., age 48, and Julie Rosati, age 52, of Lynnfield, each pleaded guilty in Essex Superior Court on charges of violating the Massachusetts Clean Air Act (12 counts), violating the Massachusetts Solid Waste Act (2 counts), and Evasion of Unemployment Insurance (3 counts). Rosati also pleaded guilty to Filing False Statements for the Protection of the Environment (1 count).

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